Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy

Civic Pedagogies in Higher Education

Teaching for Democracy in Europe, Canada and the USA

Editors: Laker, J., Naval, C., Mrnjaus, K. (Eds.)

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In this book, university teachers provide case studies illustrating methods employed to prepare citizens for meaningful participation in democracies, whether long-standing, young or emerging. Examples of practice from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and North America are included, along with reflections and advice for practice.

About the authors

Tristan McCowan, University of London, UK Jane G. V. McGaughey, Concordia University, Canada Carolina Ugarte, University of Navarra, Spain Arantzazu Martínez-Odría, University of Navarra, Spain Maria-Carmen Pantea, Babe?-Bolyai University, Romania Alex Sager, Portland State University, USA Dayana Salazar, San José State University, USA Melinda Jackson, San José State University, USA Peter G. Kirchschlaeger, University of Teacher Education Central Switzerland Lucerne Minna J. Holopainen, San José State University, USA Lorri Capizzi, San José State University, USA

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction — Civic Pedagogies in Higher Education: Teaching for Democracy in Europe, Canada and the USA

    Laker, Jason (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

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  • Colleges and Universities Can Make a Difference: Human Rights Education through Study Visits of Human Rights Institutions

    Kirchschlaeger, Peter G.

    Pages 9-30

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  • CommUniverCity: Building Community in the Silicon Valley

    Salazar, Dayana (et al.)

    Pages 31-61

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  • Negotiating Change in Romanian Tertiary Education: Volunteering and Democratic Citizenship

    Pantea, Maria-Carmen

    Pages 62-80

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  • Democratic Citizenship and the University Curriculum: Three Initiatives in England

    McCowan, Tristan

    Pages 81-101

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Civic Pedagogies in Higher Education
Book Subtitle
Teaching for Democracy in Europe, Canada and the USA
Editors
  • J. Laker
  • C. Naval
  • K. Mrnjaus
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35559-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137355591
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35558-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 200
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