Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific: Concepts and Issues

Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific: Concepts and Issues

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ISBN-13: 9789401571159
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Series: CERC Studies in Comparative Education , #14
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Abbreviations

Series Editor’s Foreword

Introduction; David L. Grossman

Conceptual Debates
1. Searching for Citizenship Values in an Uncertain Global Environment; Kerry J. Kennedy
2. Emerging Concepts of Citizenship in the Asian Context; W.O. Lee
3. Muslim Views of Citizenship in Indonesia During Democratisation; Mary Fearnley-Sander, Isnarmi Muis and Nurhizrah Gistituati

Historical and Policy Perspectives
4. Citizenship Education in Hong Kong: Development and Challenges; W.O. Lee
5. A Solid Foundation: Citizenship Education in Japan; Lynne Parmenter
6. A Society in Transition: The Paradigm Shift of Civic Education in Taiwan; Liu Meihui
7. New Bearings for Citizenship Education in Singapore; S. Gopinathan and Leslie Sharpe

Issues and Perceptions
8. Perceptions of Citizenship Qualities among Asian Educational Leaders; W.O. Lee
9. Patriotic Education in a Chinese Middle School; Gregory P. Fairbrother
10. Promoting Social Tolerance and Cohesion in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu; Suzanne Mellor and Warren Prior
11. The Making of a ‘Good Citizen’ in Malaysia: Does History Education Play a Role?; Anuar Ahmad

Comparative Perspectives
12. Teachers’ Perceptions of Future Citizens in Hong Kong and Guangzhou; David L. Grossman
13. Multidimensional Citizenship, Confucian Humanism and the Imagined Community: South Korea and China; Gay Garland Reed
14. Values Education in the Global, Information Age in South Korea and Singapore; Young-Ran Roh

Reflective Analysis
15. Concepts and Issues of Asian Citizenship: Spirituality, Harmony and Individuality; W.O. Lee
16. Asian Perspectives on Citizenship Education in Review: Postcolonial Constructions or Precolonial Values?; Kerry J. Kennedy and Gregory P. Fairbrother

Contributors

Index

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