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Educ. Sci. 2018, 8(4), 185;

What Kind of Economic Citizen? A Response

Department of Curriculum and Instruction, UK College of Education, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
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Received: 2 October 2018 / Accepted: 23 October 2018 / Published: 24 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Economic Education)
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In our previous work (Crowley & Swan, 2018), we extended the three citizenship categories (personally responsible, participatory, justice-oriented) created by Westheimer and Kahne into the realm of economic citizenship. In doing so, we added a fourth citizenship archetype: the discerning economic citizen. In a comment on our original article, Cameron (2018) suggested that the discerning economic citizen is not a distinct archetype, but rather a foundational aspect of all elements of economic citizenship. Herein, we provide greater foundation for our decision to separate out the discerning economic citizen. View Full-Text
Keywords: economics education; citizenship education economics education; citizenship education
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