Justice and Global Citizenship Education

  • Edda Sant
  • Sue Lewis
  • Sandra Delgado
  • E Wayne Ross


In this chapter, we examine justice and global citizenship. More precisely, we discuss how globalization can shed some light to discussions on universal justice and how different approaches to justice can inform more democratic approaches to global citizenship education. We examine three different discourse on justice: economic, recognition and democratic justice. For each discourse, we outline the conceptual underpinnings and we discuss the key implications for global citizenship education. We conclude by examining points of encounter that might help us to identify more justice-oriented practices for global citizenship and education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edda Sant
    • 1
  • Sue Lewis
    • 2
  • Sandra Delgado
    • 3
  • E Wayne Ross
    • 3
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK
  2. 2.Independent consultantSt. GeorgeGrenada
  3. 3.Department of Curriculum and PedagogyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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