Education and citizenship in India
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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Education -- India

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Statementby Leonard Alston
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
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Open LibraryOL17933663M
LC Control Number10001403

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Oct 20,  · This chapter begins with a descriptive discussion of citizenship education in one region of India in order to present one way of thinking about citizenship. Then, the chapter describes the findings of a survey study of Indian youth’s conceptions of, and actions, toward citizenship in a different region of Vanessa V. Tse, Catherine Broom. Volume two examines the purposes of citizenship education, including arguments for particular aspects such as 'race', class, gender or broader matters such as justice and equality. The third volume describes and discusses particular forms of education that relate strongly and directly to citizenship education, e.g. global education, character education, political education, moral education, social education). It traces the amendments in the Citizenship Act, and argues that the legal enframing of the citizen involves a simultaneous production of its other—the non-citizen. This book looks at the multiple margins that constitute the sites of constant churnings, releasing powerful new idioms, imaginaries. This book presents analyses of a range of contemporary projects of citizenship formation across Asia in order to identify those issues and concerns most central to Asian debates over the construction of modern identities. Its main focus is on schooling, but also examines other vehicles for citizenship-formation.

We provide experiential citizenship and life skills education to school students and youth in India. CMCA is transforming children and young people into active citizens for an inclusive and sustainable India. Our research-backed curriculum is taught in schools, colleges, and rural youth clubs, reaching over 50, students across the country. Dec 09,  · In India, a person bom or resident in any State can acquire only one citizenship, namely, that of India and the civic and political rights which are conferred by the Constitution upon the citizens of India can be equally claimed by any citizens of India irrespective of his birth and residence in any part of Sastry. Citizenship law in India is governed by the Citizenship Act and The Constitution of India. India is one of few countries whose citizenship law is incorporated in the constitution itself. India is one of few countries whose citizenship law is incorporated in the constitution Nikieta Aggarwal. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Education in India from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Education» Education in Different Countries and States» Education in India.

Citizenship of India. Acquisition and loss of Indian citizenship is based upon the Citizenship Act of Despite the variety of states, peoples, and languages in India, the law recognizes only Indian citizenship. Dual citizenship is not recognized. So, in case an Indian citizen acquires a foreign citizenship he loses citizenship of India. You can acquire Indian citizenship by naturalization if you have been a resident of India for twelve of the last fourteen years. In addition, you must have spent the twelve months preceding your application in India, without interruption. Applications for Indian citizenship. That is why no office in the land is more important than that of being a citizen. Developing a nationwide initiative for education for citizenship is, therefore, a national imperative if we want to ensure that democracy continues and succeeds in India. The writer is a professor at IIM, Ahmedabad. The activities suggested in Desh Apnayen Citizenship Club further cement the Citizenship Education syllabus based content delivered to schools. Desh Apnayen Citizenship Club aims to provide life-learning opportunities for our youth which will significantly influence and benefit their development as committed Indian citizens.