The social studies: conceptions, purposes and history

Austin, Jon (2007) The social studies: conceptions, purposes and history. In: Education for healthy communities: possibilities through SOSE and HPE. Pearson Education Australia, Sydney, Australia, pp. 66-92. ISBN 978-0-7339-8962-9

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Abstract

Education for Healthy Communities surveys the possibilities that the Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) and Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum areas have for the development of healthy communities. Through an investigation of contemporary understandings of community and educational practice, this book offers suggestions for those teaching SOSE and HPE to develop healthy community practices and engage the full potential of these curriculum areas. A number of case studies of emancipatory practice are included in this book, following investigations of the curriculum areas and their associated syllabuses. Education for Healthy Communities intends to offer a fresh perspective for viewing SOSE and HPE as areas key to building healthy communities via emancipatory pedagogy.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 5. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. 4 print copies held in USQ Toowoomba Library, and 2 each at Fraser Coast and Spingfield Libraries at call no. 372.86044 Edu.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Jon Austin
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2008 01:49
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: health; education; health education; communities; community; Studies of Society and Environment; SOSE; Health and Physical Education; HPE
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics, Business and Management)
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160810 Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930104 Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4482

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