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Camicia, Steven P.; Zhu, Juanjuan – Qualitative Report, 2012
Social networks and communities are rapidly expanding and changing due to the accelerating pace of globalization. In this article, we examine new possibilities for the reform of curriculum and educational research in a way that is responsive to increasingly multicultural and global communities. Drawing on literatures in the areas of multicultural,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Citizenship Education, Educational Research
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Camicia, Steven P.; Zhu, Juanjuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
The authors, one from China and one from the United States, present a theoretical framework for understanding the discursive fields of citizenship education as composed, in large part, of the discourses of nationalism, globalization, and cosmopolitanism. The framework is illustrated by examples from citizenship education in China and the United…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Global Approach
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Camicia, Steven P. – Social Studies, 2009
Although student deliberation of public issues is recognized as a vital component of democratic education, little research focuses on the range of perspectives available to students during such deliberation. Social justice and legitimacy demand a wide range of inclusion, choices, and perspectives during student deliberation. This article contrasts…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Textbooks, Democracy, Citizenship Education
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Camicia, Steven P. – Journal of Social Studies Research, 2009
This article examines a case of curriculum conflict in order to understand how the social studies curriculum is changed by such conflicts. In the case, a small group of activists challenged a local sixth grade history curriculum, which claimed that the WWII internment of Japanese Americans was a mistake. Activists claimed that the internment was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Grade 6, Conflict, Social Studies
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Camicia, Steven P.; Dobson, Dorothy – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
The representation of a variety of stakeholders' voices during the deliberation of public issues is vital for the proper functioning of a liberal democracy. This qualitative study examined an activity involving deliberation among children and preservice teachers in the United States. In the activity that we call partner journals, children were…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teachers, Current Events, Democracy
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Camicia, Steven P. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2008
Frame analysis was used to examine how competing stakeholders framed a sixth grade curriculum controversy over whether the WWII internment of Japanese Americans should be categorized as a controversial issue. Teachers and administrators in a northwestern U.S. school claimed that the internment was clearly wrong and not controversial, but these…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Social Studies, Controversial Issues (Course Content), War
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Camicia, Steven P.; Franklin, Barry M. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2011
Countries around the globe are responding to the pressures of globalisation, standardisation, accountability and market rationality. In curriculum reform, we theorise these pressures as neoliberal cosmopolitanism because they are intended to promote a new type of entrepreneurial citizen that navigates an increasingly interconnected global…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Curriculum Development, Citizenship, Democracy
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Camicia, Steven P. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2007
Numerous theorists have identified a need for students to learn to solve global concerns in an increasingly interconnected world. The issue of immigration policy is one such concern. This study analyzed the texts of two programs teaching deliberation and U.S. immigration policy. The purpose of the study was to analyze instructional materials that…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Ideology, Immigration, Foreign Policy
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Camicia, Steven P.; Franklin, Barry M. – London Review of Education, 2010
Under conditions of globalisation, the discourse of cosmopolitanism adds a new dimension to analysis of curriculum reform. We examine the meanings and contentions of curriculum as a regulatory function in rapidly changing, global communities. We examine cosmopolitanism and curriculum through the lenses of two cosmopolitan discourses, neoliberal…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Global Approach, Social Justice
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Parker, Walter C.; Camicia, Steven P. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2009
We report a qualitative case study of interpretive activity inside the current wave of the "international education" movement in U.S. schools. We used a sociological framework to examine how competing interpretations are mobilized in relation to one another and to the urgent discourses of Globalization and Terror. Data were gathered in interviews…
Descriptors: International Education, National Security, Global Approach, Social Studies