Citizenship, Democracy and Higher Education in Europe, Canada and the USA

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ISBN-13:
9781137287489
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eBook
Seiten:
307
Autor:
J. Laker
Serie:
Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Citizenship, democracy and human rights have always been central to higher education and increasing globalization has amplified their urgency and complexity. This volume explores conceptual, theoretical and policy implications for post-secondary education engaging with these topics, comparing the USA, Canada, Eastern Europe and Western Europe.
1. Citizenship, Democracy and the University: Theory and Practice in Europe and North America; Jason Laker, Concepción Naval and Kornelija Mrnjaus PART I: FOUNDATIONS AND FRAMEWORKS 2. Towards Inclusive and Generative Citizenship Education; Michelle Nilson, Catherine Broom, Joanne Provencal and Heesoon Bai 3. Professor, Citizen, Parrhesiastes; Naomi Hodgson and Paul Standish 4. Higher Education Student Civic Engagement: Conceptualizations of Citizenship and Engagement Strategies; Rhonda Wynne 5. Rethinking Teacher Effectiveness in Democratic Citizenship Education for Ensuring Peace; Alok Gardia and Deepa Mehta 6. Engaging with the Other: Student Community Engagement and the Development of Citizenship after Conflict; Juliet Millican 7. Making Our Community Engagement Matter in the Community; Randy Stoecker and Mary Beckman PART II: POLICY ENVIRONMENTS 8. The Relevance of Higher Education in Slovenia for Creating Virtuous Citizens and a Working Democracy: An Underexploited Source?; Tomaz Dezelan, Alem Maksuti 9. Citizenship and Higher Education in Portugal: Impact of the Bologna Process; Helena Lopes, Sofia Veiga, Pedro M. Teixeira and Isabel Menezes 10. Civic Education as Profession: Current Developments in German (Higher) Educational System and Qualification Opportunities for Teachers and Trainers; Dirk Lange and Sven Rößler 11. Do Students' Dreams Now Fit in Ballot Boxes?; Gonzalo Jover, Esther López and Patricia Quiroga 12. EDC/HRE in Croatia: Perspectives, Problems and Promises; Kornelija Mrnjaus 13. Women, Universities, Leadership and Citizenship; Helena C. Araújo 14. Taking it Personally: Engaging Democracy, Human Rights and Civic Participation as the Vocations of Higher Education; Jason Laker
Citizenship, democracy and human rights have always been central to higher education and increasing globalization has amplified their urgency and complexity. This volume explores conceptual, theoretical and policy implications for post-secondary education engaging with these topics, comparing the USA, Canada, Eastern Europe and Western Europe.

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