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The SAGE Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy brings together new work by some of the leading authorities on citizenship education, and is divided into five sections. The first section deals with key ideas about citizenship education including democracy, rights, globalization and equity. Section two contains a wide range of national case studies of citizenship education including African, Asian, Australian, European and North and South American examples. The third section focuses on perspectives about citizenship education with discussions about key areas such as sustainable development, anti-racism, and gender. Section four provides insights into different characterizations of citizenship education with illustrations of democratic schools, peace and conflict education, global education, human rights education etc. The final section provides a series of chapters on the pedagogy of citizenship ...

Citizenship Education in China: Changing Concepts, Approaches and Policies in the Changing Political, Economic and Social Context
Citizenship education in china: Changing concepts, approaches and policies in the changing political, economic and social context
Wing OnLee and HoChi-hang
Introduction

In China, the notion ‘citizenship’ has been seen as a western construct, perceived by the government as that as such term is imported into China, it is equivalent to opening up the country to being susceptible of western influences an important concept that has seen to be such an integral part of the Chinese tradition as well as an integral part of social cohesion in modern China. The government even feels a need to protect the locally developed terms and ideas, as well as ideologies that would all affect ...

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