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Medborgarideal i förändring? En studie av elevens roll i ett utbildningspolitiskt systemskifte

Larsson Öhlander, Freja LU (2017) STVK02 20171
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Citizenship is subject of much debate in democratic societies. This can be explained by the fact that the school systems contribute to the reproduction of the political system through the education of good, democratic citizens. Sweden has gone through major ideological change in the past 30 years, the social democratic welfare state has been influenced by neo-liberal ideas regarding government. This essay examines what kind of citizenship education has been promoted in Swedish schools from 1965 to 2011. Further, the essay attempts to answer what the ideal citizen has been promoted as during a time span of 50 years. The essay employs a qualitative analysis in which a two-dimensional framework is constructed based on various approaches to... (More)
Citizenship is subject of much debate in democratic societies. This can be explained by the fact that the school systems contribute to the reproduction of the political system through the education of good, democratic citizens. Sweden has gone through major ideological change in the past 30 years, the social democratic welfare state has been influenced by neo-liberal ideas regarding government. This essay examines what kind of citizenship education has been promoted in Swedish schools from 1965 to 2011. Further, the essay attempts to answer what the ideal citizen has been promoted as during a time span of 50 years. The essay employs a qualitative analysis in which a two-dimensional framework is constructed based on various approaches to democracy, citizenship and educational policies. The aim with the method is to systemize the different arguments and enable a study of the internal tension between individualist and social positions. (Less)
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Larsson Öhlander, Freja LU
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STVK02 20171
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Medborgarskap, NPM, New, Public, Management, demokrati, skola, gymnasieskola, medborgarsyn
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Swedish
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8907457
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2017-07-11 15:37:54
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  abstract     = {Citizenship is subject of much debate in democratic societies. This can be explained by the fact that the school systems contribute to the reproduction of the political system through the education of good, democratic citizens. Sweden has gone through major ideological change in the past 30 years, the social democratic welfare state has been influenced by neo-liberal ideas regarding government. This essay examines what kind of citizenship education has been promoted in Swedish schools from 1965 to 2011. Further, the essay attempts to answer what the ideal citizen has been promoted as during a time span of 50 years. The essay employs a qualitative analysis in which a two-dimensional framework is constructed based on various approaches to democracy, citizenship and educational policies. The aim with the method is to systemize the different arguments and enable a study of the internal tension between individualist and social positions.},
  author       = {Larsson Öhlander, Freja},
  keyword      = {Medborgarskap,NPM,New,Public,Management,demokrati,skola,gymnasieskola,medborgarsyn},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Medborgarideal i förändring? En studie av elevens roll i ett utbildningspolitiskt systemskifte},
  year         = {2017},
}