Introduction to Citizenship for Young People in the Commonwealth: What Citizenship Means and How it Relates to the Commonwealth
By: Hanif Vally (editor)Paperback
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This book teaches young people about the concept and practice of citizenship and how it relates to the Commonwealth. It explores how the concept of citizenship has evolved over time, and how and why it is continuing to change. It will help young people to understand how citizens' rights and responsibilities have developed, evaluate those developments and see how they can participate in defining and using citizens' rights now and in the future.
Introduction 1. Conceptions of citizenship Definitional problems of citizenship History of citizenship Modern citizenship Citizenship in the Commonwealth 2. Elements of citizenship Citizen's rights and responsibilities Citizenship and human rights Democracy, governance and citizenship Citizenship a an internalised ethic 3. Changes and challenges to citizenship Globalisation and information technology Trans-national civil society and global governance The Commonwealth 4. Citizenship in practice Young people Women Mobilisation Human resource development Conclusion References
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