Civic Republicanism And Civic Education: The Education of Citizens

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

byAndrew Peterson

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This book critically explores civic republicanism in light of contemporary republican political theory and the influence of republican models of citizenship in recent developments in civic education across a number of Western nations.

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This book critically explores civic republicanism in light of contemporary republican political theory and the influence of republican models of citizenship in recent developments in civic education across a number of Western nations.

ANDREW PETERSON is Senior Lecturer in Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. He lectures and researches in citizenship education, and has also published on the theme of moral education.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.9 × 5.58 × 0.8 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230251943

ISBN - 13:9780230251946

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
The Civic Republican Revival
The Origins of Civic Republican Thought
Civic Obligation and the Common Good
Civic Virtue
Civic Republican Deliberative Democracy
The Expression of Civic Republicanism in Civic Education
A Civic Republican Theory of Civic Education?
Bibliography
Index

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"Andrew Peterson has written a truly excellent book grounded in a deep understanding of the field. His writing is accessible, intelligent, measured and level-headed and stands out for its clarity. His work is a significant contribution to the understanding of the relationship between contemporary civic republicans and civic educators. It is informative, inspiring and wise and it should be compulsory reading for all involved in education for citizenship."  --James Arthur, Head of the School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK; Editor of the British Journal of Educational Studies"With this book, Andrew Peterson has rendered a great service to civic educators around the world...This careful exploration of civic republican theory and its implications for civic education makes a very important contribution to scholarship and practice in the field." --Professor Alan Sears, Professor of Social Studies Education, University of New Brunswick, Canada