ERIC Number: ED427204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Governance and Civic Education.
Thompson, Ekundayo J. D., Ed.
This book contains 13 papers on the socioeconomic development, legal, gender, philosophical, and human rights dimensions of state governance within the context of social, economic, and political processes in Sierra Leone and Kenya. The Political Literacy and Civic Education (PLACE) Project, which was sponsored by the British Overseas Development Administration through the International Community Education Association, is credited with being the book's catalyst. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (S.K. Tororei); "Antecedents of the PLACE Project"; "Conceptualising Civic Education" (S.K. Tororei); "Reflections on Community Education" (Berewa R. Jommo); "Rationale for Political Literacy and Civic Education" (Ekundayo Thompson); "Purpose, Nature, and Scope of Civic Education" (Samuel K. Tororei); "The Development Context of Civic Education" (Ekundayo J.D. Thompson, Margaret Manley); "Civil Society and the Citizen" (Akie Wilson, Joe Sam-King); "Gender, Political Literacy and Civic Education" (Agnes Pessima); "The Constitution of Sierra Leone" (Solomon E. Berewa); "Democracy and the Rights of the Individual" (David G. Thompson); "Political Tolerance--A Prerequisite for Enhanced Democracy in a Multi-Party Environment" (Ahmed Ramadan Dumbuya); "Meaning and Nature of Government" (Walter N. Davies, Peter O. Koroma); "Politics, Political Literacy & Political Participation" (Edward D.A. Turay); "Curriculum for Civic Education" (Ekundayo J.D. Thompson, Joseph Simekha). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Community Education, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Economic Development, Educational Benefits, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Law Related Education, Political Socialization, Role of Education, School Community Relationship, Sex Differences, Social Development
Adult Education for Development, PO Box 38786, Nairobi, Kenya ($6).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Education for Development, Nairobi (Kenya).
Identifiers - Location: Kenya; Sierra Leone