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Children, Citizenship and Environment: #SchoolStrike Edition

Supporting the #SchoolStrike generationMy place in climate justiceWhy begin considering the rights of Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities in climate action?Those closest to the problem are closest to the solutionHow can we support the learning of a #SchoolStrike generation?The tuakana/teina relationshipRethinking ecology and democracy as if children matteredCitizenship and environment from a youth perspective‘It’s the politics, stupid’Understanding the citizenship struggles of a new generationResistance to youth climate movementsEnvironmental and citizenship education: making the connectionWhat is strong ecological citizenship?NotesNeoliberalism and children’s everyday citizenship: ‘bowling with a sponsor’ or ‘DIY activism’?Neoliberalism: the New Zealand experimentThe study method: learning to listen to children and young peopleIntroducing New Zealand’s children of the marketCitizenship as personal responsibility for actionAmbivalent citizen actorsCitizenship as collective actionSummary: citizenship as sponsored participation or DIY action?NotesGrowing greener citizens? FEARS, SMART or SEEDS citizenship?The FEARS of non-citizensSMART citizenship education for thin environmentalismThe SEEDS of strong ecological citizenshipSummary: SEEDS of citizenshipNotesSocial agency: learning how to make a difference with othersWhy agency mattersHow do we talk about children’s and youth political agency?Barriers to agencySocial agencySustaining agency as resistance, dissent and critical hopeLearning social agency in family, school and communityRethinking the ‘power of one’: a leaderless revolution?NotesEnvironmental education for a chaotic climatePlace-based environmental learning: are rainforests even relevant?Children’s segregated environments: commercial, outdoor and social placesThe climate challenge: politics inside and outside the classroomNotesEmbedded justice: learning about ecological rights and responsibilitiesEmbedded justice: what is it and why does it matter?Ecological citizenship and justiceRethinking ecological justice from a child’s perspectiveReflecting on how children talk about justiceHow do children learn about justice at school: from Piaget to VygotskyLearning about justice through ‘scaffolding’ interactionsEmbedded justice: the role of the democratic community schoolCommunities for justiceNotesDecentred deliberation: can we strengthen democratic listening?Rethinking deliberative democracy: why, who, how, where and when?The possibilities and limits of citizen assembliesLearning to listen democraticallyLearning to decentre deliberationDccentring deliberation: the role of storytellingEvaluating the effectiveness of decentred deliberationNotesThe social handprint, self-transcendence and critical hopeLearning to live in democratic communitiesFrom footprints to handprints: rethinking the agency of ecological citizenshipRcimagining our social handprintSelf-transcendence valuesThe value of a democratic imagination in a changing worldEpilogue to the school strike editionNotesAppendixBibliography

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