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Citizen fostering for a Global context - Who are the Insiders and who are the Outsiders? On Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Swedish Education Policy at the e end of the 20th Century
Linköping University, Faculty of Educational Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning.
2009 (English)In: CiCe 2009: Children¿s Identity Citizenship in Europe,2009, 2009Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

How to outline an education for a democratic citizenship beyond national boundaries? In times of globalization, and with intensified pressure from the European Union on its nation states to provide for a common European identity through education, this question becomes crucial for national policymaking within Europe. In this text focus rests on Swedish Education policy, in order to shed light upon what is marked out for Swedish compulsory schools- commission to foster democratic citizens at the end of the 20th century. On the basis of earlier done policy research on this national policymaking arena, it is argued that its fostering agenda transcends the nation state tends to include certain groups of people, while others are being excluded. It is further argued that these including and excluding divides are based upon presupposed ethno-cultural properties 

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Citizenship, Education, school fostering, Democracy, Inclusion, Exclusion
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Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-45334Local ID: 81591OAI: diva2:266196
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10

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