Keyword: citizenship

Arenas for learning and the road to citizenship

In the classroom activity described by Krange and Ludvigsen (Krange, 2007, 2008), Grade 9 students struggle with the problems of repairing and sequencing the insulin gene. As resources... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: citizenship, genes, biology, education

Young people’s reaction to the feeling of self-inefficacy and the role of technology towards a new kind of citizenship.

Thalia Magioglou

This review paper concerns the issue of citizenship as it applies to young people, especially those who have a sense of inefficacy in the political system. Starting from... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: citizenship, young people, technology, autonomy, community, democracy, society, politics, philosophy

Reworking the web, reworking the world: how web 2.0 is changing our society

Justin Reich

Web 2.0 refers to a suite of technologies that have dramatically lowered the interaction costs of two-way communication over the World Wide Web, which has democratized the production... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: Internet, identity, politics, economics, education, democracy, society, community, citizenship, communication, networks

The civil society project

Olga Ververi

In this paper I examine the CRELL-Network research reports on active citizenship and civic competence. I argue that the specific institution promotes a particular view for citizenship aiming... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: citizenship, society, Europe, neo-liberalism

Future issues in socio-technical change for UK citizenship: the importance of ‘place’

Nick Nash

This paper emphasises the importance of place in relation to identity, community and citizenship. In considering future technological advances it is argued that these concepts will continue to... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: place, community, citizenship, Internet, technology, communication, individualism

Communities and citizenship: paths for engagement?

Heike Doering

This paper deals with current issues in the constitution and maintenance of communities and the effect on notions of citizenship and public engagement. This review looks at a... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: community, citizenship, engagement, participation, place, accessibility, identity, inclusion, young people, politics