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Educ. Sci. 2018, 8(3), 136; https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8030136

What Kind of Economic Citizen? A Comment

School of Accounting, Finance and Economics; University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
Received: 25 July 2018 / Revised: 28 August 2018 / Accepted: 29 August 2018 / Published: 1 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Economic Education)
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Crowley and Swan (2018) proposed a categorisation of economic citizenship, in which they extend earlier work to include a new type, the discerning economic citizen. I argue that the discerning economic citizen is not a distinct type from the other three (the personally responsible economic citizen, the participatory economic citizen, and the justice oriented economic citizen). The underlying idea of whether an economic citizen is discerning or not instead represents a different dimension across which the goals of economics education could be conceptualised. View Full-Text
Keywords: economics education; citizenship education; economic citizenship economics education; citizenship education; economic citizenship
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