Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2012

208 Pages | 5 Line drawings, black & white, 5 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719086229

Bookseller Code (06)


The Labour party and citizenship education

Policy networks and the introduction of citizenship lessons in schools

Ben Kisby

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides the definitive account of why and how citizenship became a statutory subject in the National Curriculum in England
  • Based on two dozen interviews with key players involved in the development of the policy including David Blunkett and Bernard Crick
  • Timely and topical, this book concerns itself with current burning issues such as social cohesion, educational disengagement and political participation

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