Governance and Civic Education

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Adult Education for Development, 1997 - Civics - 126 pages
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This book contains 13 papers on the socioeconomic development, legal, gender, philosophical, and human rights dimensions of state governance within the context of social, economic, and political processes in Sierra Leone and Kenya. The Political Literacy and Civic Education (PLACE) Project, which was sponsored by the British Overseas Development Administration through the International Community Education Association, is credited with being the book's catalyst. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (S.K. Tororei); "Antecedents of the PLACE Project"; "Conceptualising Civic Education" (S.K. Tororei); "Reflections on Community Education" (Berewa R. Jommo); "Rationale for Political Literacy and Civic Education" (Ekundayo Thompson); "Purpose, Nature, and Scope of Civic Education" (Samuel K. Tororei); "The Development Context of Civic Education" (Ekundayo J.D. Thompson, Margaret Manley); "Civil Society and the Citizen" (Akie Wilson, Joe Sam-King); "Gender, Political Literacy and Civic Education" (Agnes Pessima); "The Constitution of Sierra Leone" (Solomon E. Berewa); "Democracy and the Rights of the Individual" (David G. Thompson); "Political Tolerance--A Prerequisite for Enhanced Democracy in a Multi-Party Environment" (Ahmed Ramadan Dumbuya); "Meaning and Nature of Government" (Walter N. Davies, Peter O. Koroma); "Politics, Political Literacy & Political Participation" (Edward D.A. Turay); "Curriculum for Civic Education" (Ekundayo J.D. Thompson, Joseph Simekha). (MN)

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Acknowledgements
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Reflections on Community Education
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Rationale for Political Literacy
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