Reimagining Civic Education: How Diverse Societies Form Democratic Citizens

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2007 - 349 páginas
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This volume surveys the new global landscape for democratic civic education. Rooted in qualitative researc, the contributors explore the many ways that notions of democracy and citizenship have been implemented in recent education policy, curriculum, and classroom practice around the world. From Indonesia to the Spokane Reservation and El Salvador to Estonia, these chapters reveal a striking diversity of approaches to political socialization in varying cultural and institutional contexts. By bringing to bear the methodological, conceptual and theoretical perspectives of qualitative research, this book adds important new voices to one of educationOs most critical debates: how to form democratic citizens in a changing world.
 

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Índice

Civic Education in Two Worlds Contestation and Conflict over the Civic in School and Community on the Spokane Indian Reservation
19
Reformasi Civic Education and Indonesian Secondary School Teachers
45
Democratic Pentecost in El Salvador? Civic Education and Professional Practice in a Private High School
69
Curricular Intervention and GreekCypriot Pupils Constructions of Citizenship Can Europe Include Immigrants?
91
NOT JUST FOR KIDS ADULTS RELEARNING DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP IN CHANGING SOCIETIES
117
Education for Democracy The Text and Context of Freirean Culture Circles in Brazil
121
Examining Peripheries of Substantive Democracy in Lithuania from the Point of View of Teachers Intended and Unintended Outcomes of the Financ...
147
Developing Citizen Leaders for Democratic Governance in South Africa
173
Citizenship Education in the New Europe Who Belongs?
197
The Politics of the Holocaust in Estonia Historical Memory and Social Divisions in Estonian Education
217
Forming and Implementing a New Secondary Civic Education Program in Mexico Toward a Democratic Citizen without Adjectives
245
The Emergence of Global Citizenship Education in Japan
271
Intercultural Meanings of Citizenship in the Australian Secondary Curriculum Between Critical Contestations and Minimal Constructions
293
Democracy Is Not Only for Politicians Citizenship Education Is Not Only for Schools Judith TorneyPurta
317
Index
333
About the Editors and Contributors
345

STATES FORMING CITIZENS POLICY AND CULTURAL CONTESTATION
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Página 1 - I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves; and if we think they are not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion by education".

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Doyle Stevick is Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policies at the University of South Carolina and Founder and Chair of the Citizenship and Democratic Education group in the Comparative and International Education Society. A Fulbright Fellow to Estonia in 2003, he has given presentations in seven countries and been translated into four languages. Bradley A. U. Levinson, an anthropologist, is Associate Professor of Education at Indiana University. His research interests include student culture and identity formation, the ethnography of education policy, immigrant education, and citizenship education for democracy. His books include We Are All Equal: Student Culture and Identity at a Mexican Secondary School (Duke University Press), Policy as Practice (with Margaret Sutton, Greenwood) and Rowman and Littlefield's Schooling the Symbolic Animal: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Education.

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