Citizenship, Democracy and Higher Education in Europe, Canada and the USA

  • Jason Laker
  • Concepción Naval
  • Kornelija Mrnjaus

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Citizenship, Democracy and the University: Theory and Practice in Europe and North America

    1. Jason Laker, Concepción Naval, Kornelija Mrnjaus
      Pages 1-7
  3. Foundations and Frameworks

  4. Policy Environments

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 297-307

About this book


Citizenship, democracy and human rights have always been central to higher education and increasing globalization has amplified their urgency and complexity. This volume explores conceptual, theoretical and policy implications for post-secondary education engaging with these topics, comparing the USA, Canada, Eastern Europe and Western Europe.


Higher education citizenship democracy human rights university engagement community development Bologna conflict education educational system Europe globalization higher education participation Policy research

Editors and affiliations

  • Jason Laker
    • 1
  • Concepción Naval
    • 2
  • Kornelija Mrnjaus
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Educational CounsellingSan José State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of NavarraSpain
  3. 3.University of RijekaCroatia

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