Patriotism and Citizenship Education

Patriotism and Citizenship Education

Editor(s): Bruce Haynes

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405199889

Online ISBN: 9781444322842

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322842

About this Book

Seven authors describe the controversial nature of patriotism and citizenship education in their country, basing their account and recommendations upon their philosophical understanding of education and schooling.

  • Offers differing national perspectives on patriotism across the United States, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and England
  • Discusses varying accounts of how patriotism and citizenship education should be handled as part of the school curriculum
  • Provides crucial insights into how schools handle social and political demands on controversial topics

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