Intercultural communication and identities; foreign language teachers’ perceptions of culture and citizenship

Arthur, Lore (2002). Intercultural communication and identities; foreign language teachers’ perceptions of culture and citizenship. In: Schweisfurth, Michele; Davies, Lynn and Harber, Clive eds. Learning democracy and citizenship: international experiences. Oxford, UK: Symposium Books, pp. 67–80.

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In recent years, there has been a shift in discourse internationally towards a greater recognition of the importance of democratic governments and institutions, and an explicit support for the development of democracy and citizenship through education. This book celebrates this shift with a diverse range of contributions. How democracy and citizenship are conceived, practised and researched in different national and educational contexts is explored in this collection, which brings together commentary from schoolchildren and international experts; researchers and practitioners; writers from the south and the north, and from established and new democracies. This volume will be appreciated by anyone with an interest in learning more about education, citizenship and democracy.

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