17. Toward an Anthropology of (Democratic) Citizenship Education

  1. Bradley A. U. Levinson1 and
  2. Mica Pollock2
  1. Bradley A. U. Levinson

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396713.ch17

A Companion to the Anthropology of Education

A Companion to the Anthropology of Education

How to Cite

Levinson, B. A. U. (2011) Toward an Anthropology of (Democratic) Citizenship Education, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Education (eds B. A. U. Levinson and M. Pollock), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396713.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Indiana University, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard, USA

Author Information

  1. Indiana University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190053

Online ISBN: 9781444396713

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Keywords:

  • toward an anthropology of (democratic) citizenship education;
  • citizenship, center stage - in contemporary political practice and academic scholarship;
  • defining citizenship and democracy - offering anthropological distinctions;
  • citizenship, constituting - meanings, rights, and obligations of membership;
  • citizenship, about production - and maintenance of democratic publics;
  • allergy to politics - US-based anthropology of education;
  • anthropology, providing - nuanced theories of culture and power;
  • educating for citizenship;
  • anthropological scholarship on citizenship - indigenous groups and nation-state in Latin America

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Opening Gambits: Definitions and Domains

  • An Allergy to Politics?: The Us-Based Anthropology of Education

  • Educating for Citizenship: The Broad View

  • From Identity Formation to Citizenship Education: A brief Story from Mexico

  • Formal Democratic Citizenship Education: The Anthropological Contribution

  • References