n Critical Arts : A Journal of South-North Cultural and Media Studies - Participation and Power, Civic Education Network : book review

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-0046



Extracted from text ... 170 Book Review Participation articipation and P Power ower ower, Civic Education Network, Harare, African Community Publishing and Development T Trust, rust, 1998 Tawanda Runhare+ Most governments neglect civic education, especially in developing countries. In contrast, non-governmental pressure groups have contributed to civic education in Zimbabwe. This is evidenced by the publication of Participation and Power whose running theme is the preservation of human rights by civil society. The book is an advocacy for civil society's consciousness on and involvement in civic issues that affects daily life. Participation and Power effectively reveals the meaning of democracy at both micro ..

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