Empowering university students as ‘global citizens’

Empowering university students as ‘global citizens’

Article from Development Education Journal, Volume 12.1.

Michael Strange discusses the problem and possibilities experienced during an attempt to promote political awareness of development issues within a university campus in the UK. He draws a distinction between creating awareness of one’s own political power, and argue for the importance of connecting otherwise potentially abstract ‘global’ issues to more immediate and local issues, such as prejudice-based abuse against students.

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