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Citizenship and Democracy in Schools : Diversity, Identity, Equality - Audrey Osler

Citizenship and Democracy in Schools

Diversity, Identity, Equality

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Published: 3rd January 2006
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This book provides a framework for Citizenship Education in the context of cultural diversity. Underpinning Citizenship Education has to be an understanding and practice of human rights. The contributors show how human rights principles are used by schools to challenge structural inequality, discrimination and exclusion and to support young people in developing confident identities in contexts of diversity. Case studies illustrate how students can realise their rights and responsibilities as citizens.

Leading researchers and expert teachers worked over two years in seminars funded by the ESRC and in debate with Bernard Crick, to produce this authoritative and coherent work. "Citizenship and Democracy in Schools" is the core text for continuing professional development courses in Citizenship Education and will also be required reading on initial teacher training. The book is essentially designed for the UK, but international and comparative approaches are provided by several contributors

The Citizenship Agenda has chapters
Race, Identity and Human Rights has contributions
Practising Democracy provides case studies
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781858562223
ISBN-10: 1858562228
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 3rd January 2006
Publisher: Institute of Education Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.34