ERIC Number: ED411166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
We, the People of the World...Student Perspectives. Special Programs in Citizenship Education: Comparative Legal Systems. Student Manual.
Montgomery, Marjorie, Ed.; Moulden, Richard G., Ed.
A compilation of student impressions of legal systems and constitutions in different countries, this booklet contains examples of student work completed at a 5-day law related education institute in Washington, D.C. in 1990. The institute brought together students representing seven different countries (China, France, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, India, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka) to explore law and social issues. Countries participating in the institute included Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the Philippines. The booklet contains student poetry, letters, essays, and cartoons that express attitudes and positions on legal and constitutional issues that became topics for exploration at the institute. (TSV)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law, Comparative Analysis, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Cultural Differences, Due Process, Foreign Countries, International Studies, Law Related Education, Laws, Resources, Secondary Education, Social Attitudes, Social Studies, Student Projects, Student Publications
Center for Research and Development and Law-Related Education, Wake Forest School of Law, P.O. Box 7206 Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, telephone: 800-437-1054.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CRADLE: Center for Research and Development in Law-Related Education, Winston-Salem, NC.; Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC. School of Law.
Note: Written by SPICE V Students.