Debates in Citizenship Education by James ArthurDebates in Citizenship Education by James Arthur

Debates in Citizenship Education

EditorJames Arthur, Hilary Cremin

Paperback | December 14, 2011

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What are the key issues in Citizenship Education today?

Debates in Citizenship Educationencourages student and practising teachers to engage with and reflect on some of the key topics, concepts and debates that they will have to address throughout their career. It places the specialist field of Citizenship Education in a wider context and aims to enable teachers to reach their own informed judgements and argue their points of view with deeper theoretical knowledge and understanding.

Taking account of recent policy and controversies, expert contributors provide a balance of experience and perspectives and cover a wide range of classic and contemporary topics including:

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Citizenship Education;
  • International Comparative Perspectives on Citizenship Education;
  • Citizenship Education, Race and Community Cohesion;
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Citizenship Education;
  • ICT and Citizenship Education;
  • Ethics and Citizenship Education;
  • Assessment of Citizenship Education.

Debates in Citizenship Educationis for all student teachers, and practising teachers engaged in CPD or interested in furthering their understanding of teaching in the subject area. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape your own research and writing, this collection provides an introduction to recent critical thinking and contemporary debates within Citizenship Education.

James Arthuris Head of the School of Education, University of Birmingham. 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 Director of CitizEd, sits on the executive of the Society for Education...
Title:Debates in Citizenship EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:December 14, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415597668

ISBN - 13:9780415597661

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Table of Contents

Author Biographies  Editors' introduction  1. A Brief History Of Citizenship Education In England And Wales John Beck 2. International Comparative Perspectives on Citizenship Education David Kerr 3.Theoretical Perspectives of Citizenship Education Ian Davies  4.Policy Context of Citizenship Education Rob Hulme and Moira Hulme 5. Schools and their CommunitiesDon Rowe   6. Citizenship Education, Race and Community CohesionAlveena Malik 7. The Civic Engagement of Young People From Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Communites Carolynne Mason 8. Citizenship, Inclusion, Gender and Young People Hilary Cremin  9.Sexualities and Citizenship Education  Max Biddulph 10. Peacebuilding Dialogue as Democratic Education  Kathy Bickmore 11. Climate Change and Sustainable Citizenship Education  Paul Warwick 12. Assessment of Citizenship Education: Challenges and OpportunitiesTom Harrison 13.Governing Citizenship Education Hilary Cremin and Moira Faul  14. ICT and Citizenship EducationTerry Haydn 15.Values, Ethics and Citizenship Education  Mark Pike Conclusion  16.Where Now for Citizenship Education? Andrew Peterson 17. Young people mobilizing the language of citizenship: struggles for classification and new meaning in an uncertain worldJacqueline Kelly and Jo-Anne Dillabough