Politics, Participation and Power Relations:Transdisciplinary Approaches to Critical Citizenship
  • Richard C. Mitchell
  • Shannon A. Moore
Part of the Critical Issues in The Future of Learning and Teaching book series (CIFL)


The notion of what constitutes an effective cultural or political expression of democratic citizenship in this post-millennial, post-colonial, even post neo-liberal moment is increasingly fluid as we write this Introduction for our second edited text on these themes (see Moore & Mitchell, 2008). As Hyslop-Margison and Thayer (2009, p. xv) have noted “these are extremely tenuous times for modern democratic states and for democracy more generally” as world society drifts dangerously towards “neo-liberal capitalist collapse” without the emergence of any viable alternative paradigms.


Social Enterprise Restorative Justice Chinese Communist Party Citizenship Education Child Soldier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Mitchell
    • 1
  • Shannon A. Moore
    • 2
  1. 1.Brock UniversityCanada
  2. 2.Brock UniversityCanada

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