‘An instruction in good citizenship’: scouting and the historical geographies of citizenship education

@article{Mills2013AnII,
  title={‘An instruction in good citizenship’: scouting and the historical geographies of citizenship education},
  author={Sarah Mills},
  journal={Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={120-134}
}
  • Sarah Mills
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
This paper examines informal citizenship training for youth and the historical geographies of education over time through analysing the Scout Movement in Britain and its activities in the first half of the twentieth century. In doing so, it highlights the complexity of youth citizenship and the significance of non-school spaces in civil society to our understandings of young people’s positioning as citizen-subjects. Drawing on archival research, I demonstrate how a specific youth citizenship… 

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