human rights, citizenship and development in the local community
This handbook uses Handsworth in Birmingham to highlight barriers to human rights and citizenship in our own society. The range of case studies explores issues about poverty, housing and unemployment. It offers strategies for discussing what we mean by participation and the relationship between education and justice. The use of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as a framework for this work highlights how communities the world over face similar issues.
"This is a very challenging resource. It tackles head on some of the issues many teachers have preferred to avoid... yet it constructively provides a new way of handling these issues in schools and colleges. In that sense it must be considered to break new ground in citizenship education." Human Rights Education newsletter
KS4, 6th Form, FE and adult groups, 1996
ISBN-10: 0 948838 45 0