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Title: 'The art of democracy': young people's democratic learning in gallery contexts
Authors: Lawy, Robert
Biesta, G J J
McDonnell, Jane
Lawy, Helen
Reeves, Hannah
Contact Email: gert.biesta@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: Lawy R, Biesta GJJ, McDonnell J, Lawy H & Reeves H (2010) 'The art of democracy': young people's democratic learning in gallery contexts, British Educational Research Journal, 36 (3), pp. 351-365.
Abstract: In this article the authors report on research which aimed to explore the opportunities for democratic action and learning in a number of artist-led gallery education projects in the south-west of England. The research takes an approach to citizenship learning and democracy that is less focused on citizenship as a specific subject in the formal school curriculum and the achievement of specific citizenship outcomes that can follow from it. Rather, it is more focused upon understanding how democratic practices that are embedded in the day-to-day lives of young people contribute to their democratic learning and participation as citizens. Drawing upon conceptual categories and concepts that illuminate the process, the authors demonstrate the nature and character of young people’s democratic learning. An implication arising from this is the need for practice-orientated research in other contexts (e.g. work, leisure and home) to fully understand the nature of democratic learning.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2360
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01411920902935808
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