Education for Democratic Citizenship: Issues of Theory and Practice

Education for Democratic Citizenship: Issues of Theory and Practice

by Andrew Lockyer, Bernard Crick, John Annette
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754639592

ISBN-13: 9780754639596

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This important volume provides a comprehensive study of the concept of democratic citizenship (including its conditions and pre-requisites), which has an established place in higher education courses in politics, social policy, sociology and social philosophy. The contributing political philosophers and educational theorists collectively provide a critical

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Overview

This important volume provides a comprehensive study of the concept of democratic citizenship (including its conditions and pre-requisites), which has an established place in higher education courses in politics, social policy, sociology and social philosophy. The contributing political philosophers and educational theorists collectively provide a critical commentary on the assumptions, principles and presuppositions associated with the idea of education for active democratic citizenship. This book presents an invaluable combination of original essays from established authors and previously published seminal articles specially revised for the volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754639596
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction and review, Andrew Lockyer; The English citizenship order 1999: context, content and presuppositions, Bernard Crick; Citizenship education: reproductive and remedial, Geraint Parry; Two dilemmas of citizenship education in pluralist societies, Will Kymlicka; Citizenship education: anti-political culture and political education in Britain, Elizabeth Frazer; Aims in citizenship education: responsibility, identity, inclusion, Graham Haydon; Citizenship education and multiculturalism, David Archard; Citizenship education and gender, Madeleine Arnot; The political status of children and young people, Andrew Lockyer; Community, politics and citizenship education, John Annette; Teaching controversial issues in citizenship education, Terence McLaughlin; Developing education for citizenship, Ian Davies; Index.

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