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Active citizenship, multiculturalism and mutual understanding

Kiwan, Dina (2010) Active citizenship, multiculturalism and mutual understanding. In: Crick, B. and Lockyer, A. (eds.) Active Citizenship: What Could It Achieve and How? Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 100-111. ISBN 9780748638666.

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Abstract

Book synopsis: In recent years there has been much political talk and academic debate on the subject of active citizenship, to which Bernard Crick's work has been central. His 'mission statement' (repeated here) is to induce 'no less than a change in political culture', to replace passive democracy, grounded on unsocial individualism and consumer values, with the republican ideal of 'active citizens, willing, able and equipped to have an influence on public life…'.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Social Policy and Education (Old)
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 09:05
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1500

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