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John Annette

In: The SAGE Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy

Chapter 30: Community Involvement, Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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Community Involvement, Civic Engagement and Service Learning
Community involvement, civic engagement and service learning
JohnAnnette

To what extent should citizenship education be based on a more ‘political’ or civic republican conception of citizenship as compared to a liberal individualist conception, which emphasizes individual rights, or a communitarian conception, which emphasizes moral and social responsibility. In what ways are young people finding new ways to engage in civic participation? To what extent does a curricular practice like service learning as part of citizenship education enable students to become democratic citizens? These are some of the questions I would like to explore in this chapter.

Citizenship Education and the Concept of Citizenship, Everyday Politics and Civic Engagement

It could be argued that the conception of citizenship underlying the UK curriculum is ...

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