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Kerr, David, Twine, Christine and Smith, Alan (2008) Local and Global Citizenship in the UK. In: SAGE Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy. (Eds: Arthur, James, Davies, Ian and Hahn, Carole), Sage, pp. 252-263. ISBN 9781412936200 [Book section]

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Abstract

The SAGE Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy brings together new work by some of the leading authorities on citizenship education, and is divided into five sections. The first section deals with key ideas about citizenship education including democracy, rights, globalization and equity. Section two contains a wide range of national case studies of citizenship education including African, Asian, Australian, European and North and South American examples. The third section focuses on perspectives about citizenship education with discussions about key areas such as sustainable development, anti-racism, and gender. Section four provides insights into different characterizations of citizenship education with illustrations of democratic schools, peace and conflict education, global education, human rights education etc. The final section provides a series of chapters on the pedagogy of citizenship education with discussions about curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:citizenship education conflict England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales UK
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
ID Code:7107
Deposited By:Professor Alan Smith
Deposited On:04 Feb 2010 16:29
Last Modified:16 Feb 2011 14:41

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