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Title Citizenship curriculum in Asia and the Pacific / edited by David L. Grossman, Wing On Lee, Kerry J. Kennedy
Published Hong Kong : Comparative Education Research Centre, the Hong Kong University, 2008
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Description 1 online resource
Series CERC Studies in Comparative Education ; 22
CERC studies in comparative education ; 22
Contents Globalised economies and liberalised curriculum : new challenges for national citizenship education / Kerry J. Kennedy -- Development of citizenship education curriculum in Hong Kong after 1997 : tensions between national identity and global citizenship / Wing On Lee -- Taiwan's new citizenship curriculum : changes and challenges / Shiowlan Doong -- Citizenship curriculum in China : a shifting discourse towards Chinese democracy, law education and psychological health / Minghua Zhong and Wing On Lee -- Citizenship education curriculum in Japan / Kazuko Otsu -- Anatomy on an Islamic model : citizenship education in Pakistan / Iftikhar Ahmad -- Citizenship discourse in the context of decentralisation : the case of Indonesia / Mary Fearnley-Sander and Ella Yulaelawati -- Building of a nation and ideas of nationhood : citizenship education in Malaysia / Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid -- Political pragmatism and citizenship training in Singapore / Tai Wei Tan and Lee Chin Chew -- Democracy at a crossroads : political tensions concerning educating for citizenship in the United States / Thomas Scott and John J. Cogan -- More civics, less democracy : competing discourses for citizenship education in Australia / Kerry J. Kennedy -- "Creative and innovative citizenry" : exploring the past, present and future of citizenship education in New Zealand / Carol Mutch -- Tensions and contentions in citizenship curriculum in Asia and the Pacific / Wing On Lee
Summary "Based on case studies of 11 societies in the world's most dynamic region, this book signals a new direction of study at the intersection of citizenship education and the curriculum. This collection of case studies of a diverse group of societies informs and enriches understanding of the complex relationship between citizenship education and the curriculum both regionally and globally."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- Asia -- Case studies.
Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Civics -- Study and teaching -- Asia -- Case studies.
Civics -- Study and teaching -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Grossman, David L.
Lee, W. O., 1954-
Kennedy, Kerry J.
Comparative Education Research Centre.
LC no. 2008931318
ISBN 1402087454
Other Titles Citizenship curricula in Asia and the Pacific