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Linking Theory and Practice on Politics\ud Work Placement Modules

By Andrew Mycock

Abstract

The renewed interest in the importance of active citizenship and\ud volunteering in higher education is reflective of concerns about democratic\ud participation, declining social capital and community cohesion (Power\ud Inquiry 2006; Sloam 2007). Citizenship education (particularly in\ud secondary schools) has been viewed by some as a panacea for declining\ud levels of political participation, social delinquency and the dilution of a\ud common civic identity (see Blunkett 2001: 41–2). The topicality of\ud embedding citizenship across universities and their course curricula is also\ud tied to a range of pedagogic and functional issues, most notably teaching\ud quality assurance, student personal development, community participation\ud and employability

Topics: JA
Publisher: Sociology, Anthropology, Politics (C-SAP), The Higher Education Academy
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:10212

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