Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific Concepts and Issues

This book is a landmark in citizenship and citizenship education discourse. It combines conceptual debates with case studies on the question whether the notion of Asian Citizenship can be established, and if yes, what its research agenda would be. The book contains polemic discussion, empirical data...

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Main Author: Lee, W. O.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Grossman, David L. (Editor), Kennedy, Kerry J. (Editor), Fairbrother, Gregory P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2004, 2004
Series:CERC Studies in Comparative Education
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book is a landmark in citizenship and citizenship education discourse. It combines conceptual debates with case studies on the question whether the notion of Asian Citizenship can be established, and if yes, what its research agenda would be. The book contains polemic discussion, empirical data analysis, consultancy reflections, and descriptions of citizenship education in Asian and Pacific countries. Its themes include citizenship paradigms, democratization, patriotism, social tolerance, globalization and information society, and colonialism. The volume explores various perspectives on citizenship, including Confucian, Islamic, humanist, global, indigenous, cultural, political, and comparative. The book covers a wide range of countries and regions, including China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan and Vanuatu
Physical Description:XI, 313 p online resource
ISBN:9781402079351