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9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms: Teaching About by Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

While present literature stresses the significance of educating in regards to the 9-11 assaults at the US, many questions stay as to what lecturers are literally educating of their personal school rooms. Few stories deal with how academics are utilizing of all of this recommendation and curriculum, what forms of actions they're venture, and the way they cross approximately figuring out what they are going to do. Arguing that the occasions of Sep 11 became a "chosen trauma" for the U.S., writer Cheryl Duckworth investigates how 9-11 is being taught in school rooms (if in any respect) and what narrative is being handed directly to today’s scholars approximately that day.

Using quantitative and qualitative info amassed from US center and highschool lecturers, this quantity displays on international coverage advancements and tendencies for the reason that September 11th, 2001 and analyzes what this would recommend for destiny traits in U.S. international coverage. the knowledge that the "post-9/11 iteration" has of what occurred and what it capacity is important to how americans will view international coverage within the coming a long time (especially within the Islamic international) and if it is more likely to generate struggle or foster peace.

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