Global citizenship in theory and practice

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Perhaps more than any other concept, the idea of global citizenship has emerged since the late 1990s as a key strategic principle in higher education. At scores of colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, the current era of globalization has been accompanied by renewed scholarly interest in an international dimension of citizenship as well as numerous initiatives with the specific aim of inspiring young people to think and live as global citizens. What insights do the historical evolution of cosmopolitan ideals and the recent expansion of the term global citizenship in public discourse offer to scholars, teachers, and administrators?.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad
Subtitle of host publicationHigher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781135852344
ISBN (Print)9780415991605
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 1

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  • Social Sciences(all)


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