Citizenship Education and the Curriculum (International by David Scott,Helen Lawson

By David Scott,Helen Lawson

Citizenship schooling is a present crisis of policymakers in numerous elements of the realm. Debates specialize in sleek notions of citizenship, and the necessity for citizenship schooling in a swiftly altering international. This want for citizenship schooling and corresponding definitions have replaced over the years, yet a continual attribute would appear to be an apprehension of indoctrination and a scarcity of a coherent imaginative and prescient due partially to the concept of citizenship being a contested inspiration. assorted notions of citizenship in flip underpin various theories of citizenship schooling, and a few commentators have tested its position and motive at quite a few time cut-off dates and pointed out perfect different types of pedagogy, values, talents, curricular content material, and assessment.

Contributors handle the subsequent matters: universality and equivalent chance, social literacy and citizenship, citizenship schooling and curriculum, race, assorted citizenship styles in civic schooling, review, cultivating appreciate in human kinfolk, and international citizenship schooling. Adopting a comparative strategy discussing citizenship schooling in New Zealand, England, Iceland, Israel, eire, and Europe, the publication provides numerous debates and develops new frameworks for figuring out the issues.

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