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Education, communication and democracy in Africa, a democratic pedagogy for the future, edited by Chikumbutso Herbert Manthalu, Victor Chikaipa, and Anthony Mavuto Gunde

Summary
"This innovative volume critically examines the intersection between democracy, education and communication in African educational domains. Providing a platform for multidisciplinary research, it advances scholarship in democratic citizenship education in African higher education through methodological and theoretical innovation. The book discusses the extent to which explicit or subtle communication frameworks that underlie policymaking, institutional culture, teaching and learning experiences in African higher education significantly engender democratic mind habits and practices in students as citizens. Chapters in the book examine how communication frameworks in pedagogy ought to navigate power imbalances between students on the one hand and the institution and academics on the other. The book also examines how (dis)empowering higher education policies are and whether they contribute to democratic equality. This book will be of great interest to academics, researchers and post-graduate students in the fields of education, democratic citizenship education, communication, and African studies"--, Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (273 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781003125440

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