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Children and young people’s perspectives on rights, responsibilities and citizenship in Australia
Childhoods: children and youth in emerging and transforming societies: Childwatch International Citizenship Research Network
  • Anne Graham, Southern Cross University
  • Brad Shipway, Southern Cross University
  • Robyn Margaret Fitzgerald, Southern Cross University
  • Jenni Whelan
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
1-1-2005
Abstract
This presentation includes a brief overview of key cultural, historical and educational issues that have shaped discussions of citizenship in Australia. It reports the key findings from Australia as part of an international study focusing on the perspectives of children, parents and teachers regarding citizenship and nation building. The presentation includes a comprehensive summary of the major conclusions and identification of issues that merit further research
Citation Information
Graham, A, Shipway, B, Fitzgerald, RM & Whelan, J 2005, 'Children and young people’s perspectives on rights, responsibilities and citizenship in Australia', paper presented to Childhoods: children and youth in emerging and transforming societies: Childwatch International Citizenship Research Network, Oslo, Norway, 29 June - 3 July.