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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 39, Number 6

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Australian Students’ democratic values and attitudes towards participation: indicators from the IEA civic education study

    Suzanne Mellor & Kerry J Kennedy

    In September 1999, over 3000 Australian students in 115 schools representing all schooling sectors participated in the Australian component of the IEA Civic Education study. In this paper, the... More

    pp. 525-537

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  2. Developmental model of democratic values and attitudes toward social actions

    Constantinos Papanastasiou & Mary Koutselini

    This article presents the Cyprus results, and proposes a model of home environment and school climate on the social participation of ninth graders based on the IEA 1999 CIVIC education study data. ... More

    pp. 539-549

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  3. Multivariate analyses of student response profiles—across countries and gender

    Peter Allerup

    Phase one of the IEA Civic Study was designed for fourteen-year-old students. In Denmark this included students from the eighth and ninth grades although civics is not part of the required... More

    pp. 551-563

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  4. The role of values in citizenship education: a comparative study of Estonian-and Russian-speaking schools in Estonia

    Anu Toots

    For emerging democracies civic education issues have special meaning. Often these issues play a vital role in the process of nation building and democratic consolidation, which makes the interplay ... More

    pp. 565-576

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  5. Cultural appropriation of political participation and concepts of democracy in greece

    Georgia Kontogiannopoulou-Polydorides & C. Andritsopoulou

    The present work explores aspects of political thinking of Greek adolescents in relation to civic education. The chapter aims to investigate the relationship of social and political education, as... More

    pp. 577-590

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  6. Students’ concepts and attitudes toward citizenship: the case of Hong Kong

    Wing On Lee

    This paper analyses the data obtained from the findings on Hong Kong, as a part of the IEA second civic study. Because the survey was conducted two years after Hong Kong's return to China, the... More

    pp. 591-607

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  7. Democracy, citizenship, participation. The results of the second IEA civic education study in Italy

    Bruno Losito & Annamaria D’Apice

    This article presents the Italian results of the IEA Civic Education study with particular reference to the concepts of democracy and citizenship as well as attitudes towards political... More

    pp. 609-620

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  8. Strong democratic competence does not automatically lead to strong engagement and participation

    Dag Fjeldstad & Rolf Mikkelsen

    This article investigates the Norwegian ambitions for Civic and Citizenship Education and the concept of democratic competence and awareness. It presents some of the main Norwegian results from the... More

    pp. 621-632

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  9. Democratic values and citizen action: a view from US ninth graders

    Carole L. Hahn

    As part of the IEA study of civic education, US ninth graders were assessed for their civic knowledge, concepts, attitudes, and experiences. The study yielded information about the development of... More

    pp. 633-642

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