#NeverAgainMSD Student Activism: A Response to Ruitenberg's "Educating Political Adversaries".

Kathleen Knight Abowitz, Dan Mamlok

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An essay is presented which provides insights on the 2009 article "Educating Political Adversaries: Chantal Mouffe and Radical Democractic Citizenship Education," by professor Claudia Ruitenberg. Topics discussed include the way Ruitenberg distinguished the associative and dissociative forms of the political theory of agonism, the political emotions and literacy to be considered in the education of adversaries, and the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-558
Number of pages15
JournalPhilosophy of Education Yearbook
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Student activism
  • School shootings
  • High school graduation rates
  • Communicative competence
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Political science
  • Social order


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