Citizenship Education Around The World: Local Contexts And Global Possibilities by John PetrovicCitizenship Education Around The World: Local Contexts And Global Possibilities by John Petrovic

Citizenship Education Around The World: Local Contexts And Global Possibilities

EditorJohn Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz

Hardcover | April 9, 2014

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Though certainly not a new idea,citizenship educationmanifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited volume offers an international perspective on citizenship education enacted in specific socio-political contexts. Each chapter includes a pointed conceptualization of citizenship education¿a philosophical framework¿that is then applied to specific national cases across Europe, Asia, Canada and more. Chapters emphasize how such frameworks are implemented within local contexts, encouraging particular pedagogical/curricular practices even as they constrain others. Chapters conclude with suggestions for productive change and how educators might usefully engage contemporary contexts through citizenship education.

John E. Petrovicis Professor of Educational Philosophy and Policy Studies and Program Coordinator for the Social and Cultural Studies in Education PhD at The University of Alabama, USA. He has written articles on a range of issues and topics from Dewey, to heterosexism, to language policy. He has published in such journals asEducationa...
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Title:Citizenship Education Around The World: Local Contexts And Global PossibilitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:284 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 9, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415721067

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Citizenship and the Purposes of EducationJohn Petrovic and Aaron Kuntz1. Citizenship Education in England in an Era of Perceived Globalisation: Recent Developments and Future ProspectsBen Kisby2. Who Belongs in What Hong Kong? Citizenship Education in the Special Administrative RegionLiz Jackson3. Citizenship Education in China under Discourses of Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, Neoliberalism and ConfucianismJuanjuan Zhu and Steven P. Camicia4. Creating Citizens in a Capitalistic Democracy: A Struggle for the Soul of American Citizenship EducationJessica A. Heybach and Eric C. Sheffield5. Citizenship Education in Spain in the Twenty-First CenturyMiquel Mart¿z and Enric Prats6. Lost in Citizenship Education: Questions Faced by Amerasians in JapanKanako Ide7. Citizenship Education and the Construction of Identity in CanadaDianne Gereluk and David Scott8. Civic Education in Israel: Between National-Ethnocentricity and UniversalismZehavit Gross9. On Hospitality, Responsibility and Ubuntu: Some Philosophical Remarks on Teaching and Learning in South AfricaYusef Waghid and Nuraan Davids10. Citizenship Education in Colombia: Searching for the PoliticalAndr¿Mej¿D.11. Citizenship Education in MexicoMaria-Eugenia Luna-Elizarraras12. Tertiary Education and Critical CitizenshipPeter RobertsEpilogue: Reading Citizenship Education in Neoliberal TimesAaron Kuntz and John Petrovic

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"Citizenship Education around the World offers valuable insight into the educational history and present conditions of individual countries and counters the idea that true citizenship education is best understood in narrow economic terms. ¿This is an important addition to the critical literature on comparative education policy as well as to the growing body of critical work on the aims and impact of neo-liberalism." --Walter Feinberg, the University of Illinois, USA "In this terrific introduction to the challenges of citizenship education in a globalized world, scholars from around the world thoroughly explore what it means to create productive citizens. This thoughtful book forces the reader to consider how much more citizen education can be and why that matters. An important book for those who care about citizenship education." --David C. Berliner, Arizona State University, USA