Educating the Gendered Citizen: sociological engagements with national and global agendas

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-11-18
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Focusing on the relationship between gender, education and citizenship, this book explores, from a feminist perspective, how the concept of citizenship has been used in relation to gender and how young people are being prepared for male and female forms of citizenship.A gender analysis of a range of citizenship education debates are explored here including: whether current conceptualisations of democratic citizenship are appropriate and address the lives and concerns of women how citizenship education in the past and present has represented women and the dilemmas associated with gender equality as an ideal of citizenship education the impact of globalisation on women and gender relations, the link between individualisation, gender and social change and how global citizenship education is being developed in relation to gender issues what alternative gender sensitive models of citizenship and democracy have been/could be promoted throughschooling.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Sourcesp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Introducing gender education politics into citizenship debatesp. 1
Sociological perspectives on the education of the gendered citizen: an introductionp. 3
Feminist politics and democratic values in educationp. 29
Teachers' constructions of the gendered citizenp. 61
Teachers, gender and the discourses of citizenshipp. 63
Changing femininity, changing concepts of citizenships in public and private spheresp. 95
Gendered pedagogies and citizenship curriculap. 113
'England expects every man to do his duty': the gendering of the citizenship textbook (1940-1966)p. 115
Gender and 'race' equality: affirmative and transformative pedagogies of citizenship (1970-2000)p. 138
Addressing the gender agenda: the limits and possibilities of national and global citizenship educationp. 167
Individualised learning and global citizenship educationp. 195
'Freedom's children'? Gender, individualisation and the neo-liberal learner citizenp. 197
Educating the global citizen: the gender challenges of the twenty-first centuryp. 223
Indexp. 252
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