Search for dissertations about: "citizenship education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words citizenship education.

  1. 1. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    University dissertation from Stockholm : HLS Förlag

    Author : Klas Roth; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluralism and unity in education on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Training for Model Citizenship : An Ethnography of Civic Education and State-Making in Rwanda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Molly Sundberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarian rule; citizenship; civic education; government; Kigali; Rwanda; state; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how government in Rwanda plays out in practice and how it affects lived experiences of state power and citizenship. Two decades after the genocide, Rwanda has come to be associated both with security, development, and stability, on the one hand, and with state repression and coercion, on the other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Europeans only? essays on identity politics and the European Union

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European identity; European Union; European Commission; identity politics; discourse; discourse analysis; immigration; immigrants; ethnic minorities; culture; ethno-culturalism; citizenship; European citizenship; education; exclusion inclusion; neo-liberalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Identity; EU; Identity Politics; Discourse Theory Analysis; Immigration; Ethnic Minorities; Ethno-culturalism; EU-citizenship; Exclusion Inclusion; Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : The chief preoccupation of the dissertation revolves around the European Union's project of calling forth a collective sense of "European identity" amongst people in the Union. It focuses specifically on how the European Union's identity politics plays out once the ethnic minorities with immigrant background now living in the Union are brought into view. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Democracy begins at home" Utbildning om och för hemmet som medborgarfostran

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Hjälmeskog; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; democracy; gender equality; feminism; pragmatism; home economics; citizenship education; discourse; curriculum theory; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis is intended as a contribution to a discussion about education, especially when related to democracy and gender equality, in other words citizenship education. A strategy for the inquiries is developed, termed a feminist pragmatist attitude. The focus is on thqualitative content of education i.e. READ MORE