Becoming Political: Comparative Perspectives on Citizenship Education

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Discipline 1 Educational research
Discipline 2
Publication Title Becoming Political: Comparative Perspectives on Citizenship Education
Description Using a comparative perspective, Becoming Political describes alternative forms of education for democracy and points to consequences of various alternatives in diverse settings. This study of civic education and adolescent political attitudes contains rich descriptive information from interviews with students and teachers and classroom observations in England, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States, as well as findings from surveys in the five countries. Chapters focus on civic education in the five countries, adolescent political attitudes and behaviors, gender and political attitudes, support for free expression for diverse views, and classroom climate and the investigation of controversial public policy issues.
Publication Year 1998
Publication Author Carole Hahn
Publication Type Book
Publisher State University of New York Press
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