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Title Democratic citizenship in schools : teaching controversial issues, traditions and accountability / edited by Jane Brown, Hamish Ross and Pamela Munn
Published Edinburgh : Dunedin, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 172 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; Introduction to Part I: Democratic Schooling; Historical Perspectives on Democratic Schooling; Democratic Schooling in Scotland: Past, Present and Future; Democratic Schooling: Between Outcomes and Deliberation?; Introduction to Part II: Teaching Controversial Issues; The Citizenship Teacher and Teaching Controversial Issues: A Comparative Perspective; The Citizenship Teacher and Controversial Issues; Between Spaces of 'Otherness' and Belonging
Introduction to Part III: Accountability and Education for CitizenshipAccountability, Assessment and Education for Citizenship; Getting the Society we Deserve: Accountability for Citizenship Education; Developing Outward-Facing Schools Where Citizenship is a Lived Experience; Conclusion: Half Full or Half Empty?; References; Index; Back Cover
Summary In recent years a greater emphasis has been placed on how nation states socialise and prepare the next generation of citizens. This book presents three themes: Democratic Schooling, Teaching Controversial Issues and Accountability. The scholars and school leaders who have contributed to this volume do so from a wide international perspective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Democracy and education.
Education -- Curricula -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, Jane, 1955-
Munn, Pamela.
Ross, Hamish, 1967-
ISBN 1283575434
190354453X (electronic bk.)
9781903544532 (electronic bk.)