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Civic Pedagogies in Higher Education

Teaching for Democracy in Europe, Canada and the USA

  • Jason Laker
  • Concepción Naval
  • Kornelija Mrnjaus

About this book


In this book, university teachers provide case studies illustrating methods employed to prepare citizens for meaningful participation in democracies, whether long-standing, young or emerging. Examples of practice from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and North America are included, along with reflections and advice for practice.


higher education civic pedagogy education democracy human rights community participation student learning democratic education e-learning Europe Institution learning methods research teaching university

Editors and affiliations

  • Jason Laker
    • 1
  • Concepción Naval
    • 2
  • Kornelija Mrnjaus
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Educational CounsellingSan José State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.School of Education and PsychologyUniversity of NavarraSpain
  3. 3.University of RijekaCroatia

About the editors

Tristan McCowan, University of London, UK Jane G. V. McGaughey, Concordia University, Canada Carolina Ugarte, University of Navarra, Spain Arantzazu Martínez-Odría, University of Navarra, Spain Maria-Carmen Pantea, Babe?-Bolyai University, Romania Alex Sager, Portland State University, USA Dayana Salazar, San José State University, USA Melinda Jackson, San José State University, USA Peter G. Kirchschlaeger, University of Teacher Education Central Switzerland Lucerne Minna J. Holopainen, San José State University, USA Lorri Capizzi, San José State University, USA

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