A content analysis of citizenship education

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Ipek Danju Huseyin Uzunboylu


The study investigates the citizenship education, which is one of the growing attentions in academic environment on last decades. The citizenship education consider about global awareness, critical thinking and problem solving skill, which is one of the 21st Century skills framework. Throughout this research, to understand literature about citizenship education, the content analysis gave best way to systematically organize and look for articles that are somewhat similar in their approach or methods. The Taylor and Francis Group (Routledge) and ERIC databases used for collecting articles about the subject of citizenship education. The researcher has reached 165 articles from known two databases. In this article qualitative content analysis is a widely used qualitative research technique.

Keywords: Citizenship education, curricula, globalisation, content analysis


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