Educating for Human Rights and Global Citizenship

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Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.
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Overview

Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.
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“…this is a well-written and accessible book that takes up issues of human rights and global citizenship from diverse perspectives and challenges schools to ‘achieve more inclusive, socially responsible, and pedagogically transformative spaces’ (p. 8) by including these issues as part of their public purpose. The book is a major contribution to the ever-expanding categories and definitions of human rights.” — Alberta Journal of Educational Research
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791473740
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

At the University of Alberta, Ali A. Abdi is Professor of Education and International Development and Lynette Shultz is Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies. Abdi is the author of Culture, Education, and Development in South Africa: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives and the coeditor (with Korbla P. Puplampu, and George J. Sefa Dei) of African Education and Globalization: Critical Perspectives.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Educating for Human Rights and Global Citizenship: An Introduction
Ali A. Abdi and Lynette Shultz

2. A Call and Response: Human Rights as a Tool of Dignity and Transformation
Hilaria Supa Huaman, Shulamith Koenig, and Lynette Shultz

3. Human Rights: Four Generations of Practice and Development
Derek G. Evans

4. Are We All Global Citizens or Are Only Some of Us Global Citizens?: The Relevance of This Question to Education
Nigel Dower

5. Caught Between Imaginaries: Global Citizenship Education and the Persistence of the Nation
George Richardson

6. De-subjecting Subject Populations: Historico-actual Problems and Educational Possibilities
Ali A. Abdi

7. The Short History of Women, Human Rights, and Global Citizenship
Ratna Ghosh

8. Re/presentation of Race and Racism in the Multicultural Discourse of Canada
Carl E. James

9. Popular Education and Human Rights: Prospects for Antihegemonic Adivasi (Original Dweller) Movements and Counterhegemonic Struggle in India
Dip Kapoor

10. Human Rights Education and Contemporary Child Slavery: Creating Child-Friendly Villages When States, Communities, and Families Fail to Protect
Lynette Shultz

11. Toward Minority Group Rights and Inclusive Citizenship for Immigrants: The Role of a Voluntary Organization in Vancouver, Canada
Shibao Guo

12. Traditional Peoples and Citizenship in the New Imperial Order
Makere Stewart-Harawira

13. Human Rights Imperialism: Third Way Education as the New Cultural Imperialism
Jerrold L. Kachur

14. Citizenship and its Exclusions: The Impact of Legal Definitions on Metis People(s) of Canada
Cora Weber-Pillwax

15. An Introduction to Librarianship for Human Rights
Toni Samek

16. Reconstructing the Legend: Educating for Global Citizenship
Graham Pike

Appendix A: Threads of My Life (Spanish Original)
Hilaria Supa Huaman

List of Contributors
Index

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