Citizenship and immigrant education

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Citizenship education and immigrant education are two areas of adult education that comprise a great variety of programs and services. This article examines historical and contemporary issues related to citizenship and to immigration, and then relates these issues to the provision of adult-education programs. Particular attention is paid to the different orientations and assumptions behind these programs, especially in countries with high immigration rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780080448947
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Citizenship education
  • Civic virtues
  • Dewey
  • Immigrant education
  • Intercultural education
  • James banks
  • Jane addams
  • Multicultural education
  • Myles horton
  • N. F. S. Grundtvig
  • Paulo freire

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance


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