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Municipalist syndicalism: organizing the new working class

By adopting a municipalist agenda, the labor movements of the new working class have the power to democratize not just the union, but also the city itself. A municipalist revolution is impossible without the support and cooperation of labor unions. … Continue reading

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Citizen Participation Resources

We believe real change comes through social innovation; an open exchange between people to reach a higher goal. Our innovation experts help you design an innovation process that helps you find the best method for your organisation. We guide your … Continue reading

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The Social Psychology of Citizenship: Studies and Future Research

In this article, we review the argument outlined in the opening article in this special thematic section: that the current social psychology of citizenship can be understood as the development of longstanding conceptualizations of the concept within the discipline. These … Continue reading

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The Social Psychology of Citizenship, Participation and Social Exclusion

From the accumulated research on citizenship in social psychology outlined above, we know that articulating a voice within a broader community requires some form of ontological claim: a sense of who we are; our entitlement to speak; and why we … Continue reading

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Citizen Empowerment through Collaborative Sensemaking

In the past crisis sensemaking activities have primarily been controlled by professional emergency responders and the media. Social media, however, has the potential to see a shift towards more grassroots and ad hoc citizen engagement. This paper sets out our … Continue reading

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Multiculturalism and Education for Citizenship in a context of Neoliberalism

Multicultural education usually arises from a concern that schools prepare young people for constructive public participation as citizens in a diverse society that is struggling with equity issues. Conventional multicultural education, which I will critique, tends to assume a liberal … Continue reading

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Citizenship education and philosophical enquiry: Putting thinking back into practice

In this article, we argue for a purposeful re-introduction of philosophical inquiry to the process and pedagogy of citizenship education. We suggest the development of philosophy and critical thinking skills may usefully improve social and political awareness in young people. … Continue reading

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Children’s life world as a perspective on their citizenship

The latest childhood studies present children’s citizenship as a process of  engaging in matters related to children themselves in their everyday lives.  However, only a few studies have been conducted on what those issues are and what they actually tell … Continue reading

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Social justice storytelling and young children’s active citizenship

This paper examines empirical data with regard to recent theorizing and conceptualizing of children’s citizenship. It draws on a doctoral study where the author told social justice stories to one class of children aged five to six years to investigate … Continue reading

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Developing the conditions for Education for Citizenship in Higher Education

The key questions surrounding education for citizenship in higher education; – what is education for? – what are universities for? and – what values should education systems aim to develop in young people? raise complex issues. As these are such challenging … Continue reading

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