ERIC Number: EJ404441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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The Social Studies: A Reform Movement for Building Nations and Educating Global Citizens.
Barth, James L.
International Journal of Social Education, v4 n2 p7-21 Fall 1989
Traces the history of social studies curriculum in Africa, emphasizing three curriculum traditions: citizenship transmission, social science, and reflective inquiry. Discusses the Kenyan experience of integrating social studies into the curriculum, focusing on the change from a colonial educational system to one that reflects Kenyan values and traditions. Stresses that the overriding goal of social studies is citizenship education. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Kenya