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 education with discussions about curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment.

Citizenship Education in Malawi: Prospects for Global Citizenship

Citizenship Education in Malawi: Prospects for Global Citizenship

Citizenship education in malawi: Prospects for global citizenship
Joseph JinjaDivala and PennyEnslin

Citizenship education in developed countries receives increasing attention in the international literature, as well as public and private funding for both policy and programme development. But less is known about the state of citizenship education in developing countries - especially those recently described as home to the ‘bottom billion’ of the world's population (Collier, 2007). In this chapter we explore the example of Malawi, mindful that while it illustrates the challenges of citizenship education in Africa it cannot be taken as representative of other African societies. Instead we take it to exemplify some of the challenges African and other developing countries face in educating their members as ...

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