DescriptionSeven 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
Foreword (Michael A. Peters).
Introduction (Bruce Haynes).
1 Patriotism, History and the Legitimate Aims of American Education (Michael S. Merry).
2 Patriotism and Democratic Citizenship Education in South Africa: On the (im) possibility of reconciliation and nation building (Yusef Waghid).
3 A New Patriotism? Neoliberalism, citizenship and tertiary education in New Zealand (Peter Roberts).
4 History Teaching for Patriotic Citizenship in Australia (Bruce Haynes).
5 The Debate on Patriotic Education in Post-World War II Japan (Kanako Ide).
6 Patriotism in British Schools: Principles, practices and press hysteria (Michael Hand & Joanne Pearce)
7 Education for World Citizenship: Beyond national allegiance (Muna Golmohamad).