Steven E. Finkel

Steven E. Finkel is Daniel H. Wallace Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh and professor of applied methods at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin).

October 2003, Volume 14, Issue 4

Can Democracy Be Taught?

Civic education can enhance democratic values and participation among adults in young democracies, but the training must be frequent and participatory. Otherwise adult civic education may not be worth doing.