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Zembylas, Michalinos – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
This paper brings together Arendt's insights on evil and thinking along with her concerns about the role of emotions in political life. The central questions driving this exploration are two: How does Arendt understand 'thinking' in her theory of evil and what can educators learn from this? What are her concerns about the role of emotions in…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship, Political Attitudes, Antisocial Behavior
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Milton, Sansom – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
In this paper, the role of higher education in post-uprising Libya is analysed in terms of its relationship with transitional processes of democratization and civic development. It begins by contextualising the Libyan uprising within the optimism of the 'Arab Spring' transitions in the Middle East. Following this, the relationship between higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Conflict, Democracy
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Salmon-Letelier, Marlana; Russell, S. Garnett – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Human rights education (HRE) is an emerging practice across formal and informal educational sectors worldwide. However, most literature and theory on HRE emphasize the importance of imparting knowledge about human rights. In this paper, we argue that increasing tolerance among students is a vital but understudied aspect of HRE. This paper is based…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Civil Rights, Social Change, Prosocial Behavior
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Wright, Peter; Down, Barry; Davies, Christina – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
This article considers Participatory Arts and sociocultural understandings of justice and praxis through the example of Big "h"ART, an Australian multi-award winning provider where both artists and participants -- often disenfranchised and marginalised young people -- co-create the work (Matarasso, 2018). Enacting social justice…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Activities, Artists, Youth Programs
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Mtawa, Ntimi N.; Fongwa, Samuel N. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Service-learning has, arguably, gained significant currency as a pedagogical and engagement mechanism within the broader discourse of universities and their role in community development. However, less emphasis has been placed on the human development dimensions of service--learning for community members, with the focus largely being on students'…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Partnerships in Education, Universities, School Community Relationship
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Polk, Denise M.; Pollino, Madison A. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Young South Africans who live in contexts of poverty face many challenges and obstacles in their attempts to rise out of their circumstances. However, adding support in the form of well-being teams who take ownership of promoting well-being may facilitate resilience and serve an important supportive function. Four different well-being teams…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, At Risk Students, Interpersonal Communication
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Muetterties, Carly C. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Scholars have long identified fostering democratic citizenship as a primary purpose of public schooling in the United States, as schools should intentionally prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed for active, informed democratic citizenship. In addition, global interconnectedness has reshaped needed civic competencies to participate…
Descriptors: Best Practices, World History, History Instruction, Democracy
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Crook, Deborah J.; Cox, Pat – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
This article addresses the fundamental issue of using qualitative research methods that encourage young people's participation in settings that more commonly promote neoliberalism at the expense of social justice. Through a case study in an English primary school, it demonstrates how complexity-informed participatory action research could be…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Elementary Schools, Social Justice
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Henry, Jacob – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Scholars argue that international volunteering must not be framed as altruism or charity; rather, it should invoke themes from decolonial justice theorizing. Volunteers who have benefited from colonial-imperial structural advantages should understand their labor as a kind of reparation for ongoing structural dispossession. I argue that spatial…
Descriptors: Volunteers, International Programs, Foreign Countries, Postcolonialism
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Coelho, Dalila P.; Caramelo, João; Menezes, Isabel – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
This paper makes an empirical contribution to the debate about the pluralism of global citizenship. This is considered a crucial aspect for research, not only because charity and social justice standpoints coexist, but also in the light of growing examples of neoliberal understandings about global citizenship education and the global citizen.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship, Social Justice, Neoliberalism
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Fu, Jun – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
This paper explores the citizenship learning of Chinese young adults through examining their participation on Weibo (the biggest micro-blogging service in China). Interview data collected from 31 young mainland Chinese adults contained their reflections on their everyday online participation on Weibo. Using the theory of communities of practice,…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes
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Ahmed, Eman I.; Mohammed, Amal – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2022
Given the calls to reinforce the accountability of education programmes, this review evaluated studies that evaluated K-12 global citizenship education (GCED) programmes to assess the evidence that such programmes improved the students' global learning. There are no current reviews assessing the impact of GCED programmes in the US. The authors…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Accountability, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leeman, Yvonne; Volman, Monique – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
The practice of citizenship education has predominantly been studied in general education. This article details an interview study of citizenship education of teachers in prevocational education in the Netherlands. We investigated whether and how vocational teachers reflected on their goals and teaching practices in citizenship education. Teachers…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Prevocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Wahrman, Hillel; Hartaf, Hagit – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article investigates the phenomenology of "Social Education Coordinators" in Israeli high schools regarding school's civic education. Twenty-one semi-structured interviews were conducted, followed by a two-stage coding process. The Social Education Coordinators indicate that their schools seem to be unified behind the goal of…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Informal Education
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Idrissi, Hajar; Engel, Laura C.; Benabderrazik, Youssef – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article offers perspectives on the framing of citizenship education in recent education policy reform in Morocco. Against a background of shifting conceptions of citizenship and citizenship education occurring both globally and regionally in the Middle East and North Africa, the article focuses on Morocco's Strategic Vision for Reform…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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