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The Politics of Critical Citizenship Education

Human Rights for Conformity or Emancipation?
  • Helen Trivers
  • Hugh Starkey
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Part of the Critical Issues in The Future of Learning and Teaching book series (CIFL)

Abstract

Claims that whole-school human rights education (HRE) projects have been particularly successful have been made in the UK Parliament and in research studies focusing on the Rights, Respect, Responsibility initiative in Hampshire and the UNICEF UK Rights Respecting Schools Award. Such claims have encouraged schools to join these programmes, attracted by expectations of positive impact on behaviour and general school improvement.

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United Nations General School Council United Nations High Commissioner United Nations Human Progressive Realisation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Trivers
    • 1
  • Hugh Starkey
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of EducationUniversity of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Institute of EducationUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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