Citizenship Education around the World

Citizenship Education around the World

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Though certainly not a new idea, citizenship education manifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited volume offers an international perspective on citizenship education enacted in specific socio-political contexts. Each chapter includes a pointed conceptualization of citizenship educationa€”a philosophical frameworka€”that is then applied to specific national cases across Europe, Asia, Canada and more. Chapters emphasize how such frameworks are implemented within local contexts, encouraging particular pedagogical/curricular practices even as they constrain others. Chapters conclude with suggestions for productive change and how educators might usefully engage contemporary contexts through citizenship education.Local Contexts and Global Possibilities John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz. 43. The complete text of Hornea#39;s letter can be found at doc/32001977/AnOpenLettertothe CitizensofTucson. 44. SB 1070, TheSupport Ouranbsp;...

Title:Citizenship Education around the World
Author:John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-24


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