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ERIC Number: EJ1151043
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2327-3585
People, Pope and Planet: A Hermeneutic and Spectacle Analysis of "Laudato Si'" for Global Citizenship Educators
Gaudelli, William
Journal of International Social Studies, v7 n1 p70-91 2017
Global citizenship education presents a number of challenges for educators, including the wide variety of texts available to be studied. I explore "Laudato Si'," Pope Francis' 2015 statement on global warming and human development. "Laudato Si'" includes contents that are broad, connective, and significant/relevant, making it a strong candidate for inclusion in global citizenship education. I examine the text via two theoretical inquiries--hermeneutics and spectacle--to recommend instructional practices appropriate to this text and many similar ones. The pedagogical recommendations focus on supporting teachers engaged in global citizenship education.
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Language: English
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