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Citizenship Through Secondary Geography : Citizenship in Secondary Schools - David Lambert

Citizenship Through Secondary Geography

Citizenship in Secondary Schools

By: David Lambert (Editor), Paul Machon (Editor)

Paperback Published: 23rd August 2001
ISBN: 9780415231602
Number Of Pages: 240

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This book reveals the potential of geography to engage with citizenship. It provides:


  • theoretical signposts in the form of short, digestible explanations for key ideas such as racism, values, identity, community and social exclusion

  • a number of inset activities 'for further thinking'

  • a critique of the discipline and the pitfalls to avoid in teaching citizenship through geography

  • practical teaching suggestions.

All the contributions to this valuable book point to the capacity of geography to engage with citizenship, values, education and people - environment decision-making, on scales that range from the local to the global. It offers positive and direct ways to become involved in the thinking that must underpin any worthwhile citizenship education, for all experienced teachers, student teachers, heads of department, curriculum managers, principals and policy-makers.

'Lambert and Machon's [book] is a timely and considered contribution...the book provides chapters setting the background to citizenship in geography education from a stimulating range of different viewpoints...[it] is an essential read for those at the intersection of citizenship and geography in secondary schools.' - Angus Willson, The Development Education Journal

Introduction
Contexts
Citizenship Education: Permeation or Pervasion? Some Historical Pointers
Citizenship and Geography Education: An International Perspective
Values and Values Education in the Geography Curriculum in Relation to Concepts of Citizenship
Finding its Place: Contextualising Citizenship Within the Geography Curriculum
Curriculum Issues
To Which Space do I Belong? The Seduction of Community
'Where shall I draw the line, Miss?' The Geography of Exclusion
A Very British Subject: Questions of Identity
Citizenship Denied: the Case of the Holocaust Paul Machon
Towards Ecological Citizenship
Global Citizenship: Choices and Change
Citizenship in Geography Classrooms: Questions of Pedagogy
Conclusion
Conclusion: Citizens in a Risky World
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ISBN: 9780415231602
ISBN-10: 0415231604
Series: Citizenship in Secondary Schools
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 23rd August 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.8  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1