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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 35, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The development of civics values: an overview

    John J. Cogan & Paul Morris

    This chapter lays out the research questions that guided the study and the methods used to conduct the study. The study was conducted in 17 secondary schools in six countries: Australia, Hong Kong,... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Becoming civil in Hong Kong: a tale of two schools

    Paul Morris & Esther Morris

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in Hong Kong in two case study schools. The first is a new school located in a recently developed area close to the mainland border. The second ... More

    pp. 11-27

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  3. Civics education in transition: the case of Japan

    Kazuko Otsu

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in Japan in three schools: a public, a private, and a university school in Sapporo City, Hokkaido prefecture. The results suggest that the civic... More

    pp. 29-44

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  4. The development of civic values: case study of Taiwan

    Meihui Liu

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in Taiwan in three schools: a prestigious private Christian school and two public schools. The results suggest that because of the national... More

    pp. 45-60

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  5. The development of civic values: case study of the United States of America

    John J. Cogan & Patricia V. Pederson

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in the United States in three public schools that differed substantially in the socioeconomic status (SES) of the students who were enrolled.... More

    pp. 61-76

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  6. From “survival” to “leadership”: the practice of civic education in Australia

    Murray Print

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in three public high schools in Sydney: a governmental comprehensive high school, a non-government or private high school, and a government ... More

    pp. 77-91

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  7. Civics education in Thailand: three case schools

    Somwung Pitiyanuwat & Siridej Sujiva

    This chapter describes the study as it was conducted in Thailand in three secondary schools: a university model school, a private school, and a public school. The results suggest that the main... More

    pp. 93-108

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  8. A comparative overview: civic education across six societies

    Paul Morris & John Cogan

    This final chapter provides a comparison of the portrayals of civic education across the six societies focusing on three levels: the nature of policy intentions; its operationalization in school... More

    pp. 109-123

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