Citizens fit for the 21st century? The role of school design in facilitating citizenship and self-governance in young people

@inproceedings{Brown2012CitizensFF,
  title={Citizens fit for the 21st century? The role of school design in facilitating citizenship and self-governance in young people},
  author={Jane Brown},
  year={2012}
}
This article explores the relevance of school design in providing an important social-spatial context for promoting citizenship in young people. Drawing on a small-scale study that investigated the perspectives of pupils and teachers, it contrasts the ways in which the social control and monitoring of pupils differed in two secondary schools. Comparing features of everyday life in one new and one old-build school, this study found that school design could either heighten or lessen the need for… CONTINUE READING