On the need for a new democracy of education in a post-pandemic world

Stewart Riddle, Amanda Heffernan, David Bright

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This introductory chapter provides an overview of the contemporary landscape for democracy and education, drawing on global challenges facing democratic practices, and the increasing strength of anti-democratic forces. Further, the chapter describes the conceptual, ethical, and political frameworks that underpin the book. Finally, this chapter presents an overview of the sections and contributing chapters, and explores the thematic contours of the empirical and theoretical perspectives, with a particular emphasis on the global implications for these local encounters with democracy and education in a post-pandemic world.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Perspectives on Education for Democracy
Subtitle of host publicationCreative Responses to Local and Global Challenges
EditorsStewart Riddle, Amanda Heffernan, David Bright
Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781000506648, 9781003145806
ISBN (Print)9780367703431, 9780367703448
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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