Youth citizenship, national unity and poverty alleviation: East and West African approaches to the education of a new generation

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Arnot, Madeleine; Casely-Hayford, Leslie; Wainaina, Paul K.; Chege, Fatuma; Dovie, Delali A.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Cambridge
  • Subject: Politikwissenschaft | Bildung und Erziehung | Education | Political science | youth; citizenship education; Kenya | Makroebene des Bildungswesens | politische Willensbildung, politische Soziologie, politische Kultur | Political Process, Elections, Political Sociology, Political Culture | Macroanalysis of the Education System, Economics of Education, Educational Policy | bürgerschaftliches Engagement | politische Bildung | Ghana | Armutsbekämpfung | Partizipation | Erziehung | Kenia | Nationalbewusstsein | Jugend | Afrika | politische Partizipation | political education | education | Kenya | combating poverty | national consciousness | Africa | political participation | participation | citizens' involvement | youth | empirisch | empirical
    • ddc: ddc:370 | ddc:320

Youth citizenship is now on the international agenda. This paper explores what that concept might mean in the context of two African nations: Kenya and Ghana. Post independence, both countries focused on rethinking the colonial concept of citizenship in line with their ... View more
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