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Socialisation

Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg

in Community development and civil society

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9781861349705
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301929 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.003.0005
Socialisation

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This chapter provides more specific material. It engages with the first of Roland Warren's five functions required for a community really to exist — socialisation. Warren uses this concept to draw attention to the fundamental importance of community for individuals in the societal context. The chapter discusses the significance of community-based learning in community development and gives examples from Hungary, Denmark and Germany. It then discusses active citizenship, community schools and eco-schools. It concludes by linking these themes to democracy, again giving supporting examples.

Keywords: Roland Warren; socialisation; community requirements; community development; Hungary; Denmark; Germany; active citizenship

Chapter.  5566 words. 

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