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By David Lambert, Paul Machon

This booklet finds the possibility of geography to have interaction with citizenship. It provides:

  • theoretical signposts within the type of brief, digestible reasons for key principles equivalent to racism, values, id, neighborhood and social exclusion
  • a variety of inset actions 'for additional thinking'
  • a critique of the self-discipline and the pitfalls to prevent in educating citizenship via geography
  • practical educating suggestions.

All the contributions to this necessary booklet element to the capability of geography to interact with citizenship, values, schooling and other people - surroundings decision-making, on scales that diversity from the neighborhood to the worldwide. It bargains optimistic and direct how you can get entangled within the considering that needs to underpin any useful citizenship schooling, for all skilled academics, scholar lecturers, heads of division, curriculum managers, principals and policy-makers.

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1920) Elementary Civics, London: Edward Arnold. H. (1920) ‘Training for citizenship’, Teacher’s World 3 November: 227. Bramwell, A. : Yale University Press. British Association (BA) (1920) Interim Report of the Committee on Training in Citizenship (Cardiff meeting 1919), London: J. Murray. H. (1905) ‘Training in citizenship: County Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire scheme’, Practical Teacher 26, 3: 142–3. R. A. (1967) Civics: a Guide to Active Citizenship, London: Evans Brothers. H. (1948) ‘The contribution of history to education in citizenship’, History 33: 226–40.

Marx, 1986: 37) But if modernity is built on material tension it is, profoundly, a productive tension. As significantly, we should not overlook the aside that progress also has bleak, dark, nihilistic and irrational friends; the state protects and makes Auschwitz-Birkenau, science cures and kills, the philosophers of hope are joined by Nietzsche and at a personal level we have the pursuit of happiness and blatant displays of our ‘dark side’ (Giddens, 1989: 405). How history is constructed is changed by the experience of modernity.

T. & T. Building in New York built between 1978 and 1982. Other changes were attached to the emerging postmodern venture. In the political realm the collapse of Soviet centralism was joined to arguments that emphasised capitalism’s triumph and announced a single winner in America’s hegemony and the ‘end of history’ (Fukuyama, 1989, 1992). Now it seemed, in former President George Bush’s terms, that there was a ‘new world order’ that would insist upon liberal and representative democracy alongside open and free markets.

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