Sage Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy

Sage Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy

By: Carole Hahn (editor), Ian Davies (editor), James Arthur (editor)Hardback

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This handbook 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, gender. Section four provides insights into different characterisations 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.

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Professor James Arthur, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Education and Civic Engagement, University of Birmingham. He is Director, Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, an inter-disciplinary research centre focussing on character, virtues and values in the interest of human flourishing. He has written widely on the relationship between theory and practice in education, particularly the links between communitarianism, social virtues, citizenship, religion and education. He is Secretary to the Society for Educational Studies.


PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS Democracy - Bernard Crick Rights, Duties, Responsibilities - David Carr Justice - Cynthia Tyson Philosophical Presuppositions of Citizenship Education and Political Liberalism - Marianna Papastephanou Diversity and Citizenship Education in Global Times - James A. Banks Equity and its relationship to Citizenship education - Stephen Gorard and Vanita Sundaram Globalization - Merry Merryfield with Lisa Duty PART TWO: GEOGRAPHICALLY BASED REVIEWS - COMPARATIVE RESEARCH Education for Democratic Citizenship in Australia - Murray Print Reinventing Freire: Exceptional Cases Of Citizenship Education In Brazil - Daniel Schugurensky and Kathy Madjidi The Struggle for Citizenship Education in Canada: The Centre Cannot Hold - Andrew S. Hughes and Alan Sears Citizenship Education In China: Changing Concepts, Approaches and Policies In The Changing Political, Economic and Social Context - Wing On Lee and Ho Chi-hang Education for Citizenship and Democracy: The Case of the Czech Republic - Martina Klicperova-Baker Citizenship Education in India: From Colonial Subjugation to Radical Possibilities - - Reva Joshee Citizenship Education in Israel: A Contested Terrain - Orit Ichilov Citizenship Education in Japan and Kazuya Taniguchi - Lynne Parmenter, Mitsuharu Mizuyama Citizenship Education in Malawi: Prospects for Global Education - Penny Enslin and Joseph Jinja Divala The Changing Face of CitizenshipEducation in Pakistan - Bernadette Dean From subjects to Citizens: Citizenship Education in Palestine - Fouad Moughrabi Local and Global Citizenship in the UK - David Kerr and Christine TwineA Smith Education for Citizenship and Democracy in the United States - Carole Hahn PART THREE: PERSPECTIVES, TRADITIONS, DIVERSITY AND DISCIPLINES Key Perspectives, Traditions and Disciplines: Overview - Elizabeth Frazer Religion, Citizenship and Hope: Civic Virtues and Education About Muslim Traditions - Farid Panjwani Christianity, Citizenship and Democracy - James Arthur Gender, Feminism and Education for Citizenship - Jane Bernard Powers Anti- Racism - Hugh Starkey S Sustainable Development - John Huckle History - Keith C. Barton and Linda S. Levstik Literacy in England - Bethan Marshall PART FOUR: CHARACTERISATIONS AND FORMS Political Literacy - Ian Davies Active Citizenship, Citizenship ducation and Civic Renewal - John Annette Educating for Civic Character - Marvin W. Berkowitz, Wolfgang Althof and Scott Jones Democratic Schools - Bernard Trafford Multicultural Citizenship Education - Paulette Patterson Dilworth Peace and Conflict Education - Kathy Bickmore Human Rights Education: the Foundation of education for democratic citizenship in our global age - Audrey Osler Global Education - Graham Pike PART FIVE: PEDAGOGY The Citizenship Curriculum: Ideology, Content and Organization - Kerry J. Kennedy Progression and Differentiation in Citizenship Education - Alistair Ross The Discussion of Controversial Issues as a Form and Goal of Democratic Education - Diana Hess and Patricia G. Avery Citizenship education, pedagogy and school contexts - Mark Evans A Justice-Oriented Citizenship Education: Making Community Curricular - Lew Zipin and Alan Reid Assessing Citizenship Education - Lee Jerome

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412936200
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781412936200
  • weight: 1179
  • ISBN10: 1412936209

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