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Global Citizenship Education in Post-Secondary Institutions

Theories, Practices, Policies- Foreword by Indira V. Samarasekera

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Edited By Lynette Shultz, Ali A. Abdi and George H. Richardson

Drawing on critical pedagogy, post-colonial analysis, hermeneutic interpretation, and reconceptualist curriculum frameworks, the twenty chapters in this edited collection address, from interrelated perspectives, a gap in the scholarly literature on the theory, practice, and policy of global citizenship and global citizenship education. The book provides readers with analyses and interpretations of the existing state of global citizenship education in post-secondary institutions, and stimulates discussion about the field at a time when there is an intense debate about the current drive to «internationalize» tertiary education and the role global citizenship education should play in that process. International and interdisciplinary in its examination of post-secondary global citizenship education, the book will be useful in courses that focus on policy formation, curriculum development and theorizing in the field.

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Foreword vii Indira V. Samarasekera Acknowledgments viii 1. Global Citizenship Education and the Role of the Academy: A Critical Introduction 1 Lynette Shultz, Ali A. Abdi, George H. Richardson T H E O RIE S AN D C ON C EP T UALI Z A TI ON S O F G C E 2. Engaging the Multiple Discourses of Global Citizenship Education within a Canadian University: Deliberation, Contestation, and Social Justice Possibilities 13 Lynette Shultz 3. De-Monoculturalizing Global Citizenship Education: The Need for Multicentric Intentions and Practices 25 Ali A. Abdi 4. Toward Global Citizenship: Implications for Internationalization of the Curriculum in Canadian Higher Education 40 Shibao Guo, Mackie Chase 5. The Global Community: Linked by Living on One Planet 53 Margaret-Ann Armour 6. Bridging (Representations of) the “Global Present” with the Life-World of the Classroom: Researching toward “Learning to Teach” Global Citizenship Education 64 Paul Tarc 7. Rethinking Citizenship Education in Higher Education Institutions through the Lens of Critical Pedagogy: Educating the Local and Global Emancipated Citizen 76 Ranilce Guimaraes-Iosif C U RRI C U L U M I S S U E S A N D P R OGR A MS 8. “It’s Overwhelming and Hard to Articulate”: Analyzing Student Narratives of an International Global Citizenship Education Field Experience 95 George Richardson, Lucy De Fabrizio, Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh 9. Global Citizenship and the Environment: Embracing Life in All Its Forms 108 Naomi Krogman, Lee Foote 10. Parallaxes and Paradoxes of Global Citizenship: Critical Reflections and Possibilities of Praxis in/through...

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