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Citizenship
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Amman | 2020 | 56 p.
Author: 
Zeyad Alawana
Corporate author: 
Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs
Region: 
Arab States

The booklet aims to deepen the culture of good and effective citizenship among young people, inform them of their rights and duties contained in the Jordanian constitution, and also introduce them to the values ​​of good citizenship that are based on the rule of law, respect for equality, tolerance and acceptance of others, and acceptance of pluralism and diversity in society. In more detail, the booklet contains topics, knowledge, questions and experiences aimed at:


First, the definition of the concept of citizenship, rights and duties, and the distinction between a good and a good citizen.
Second, introducing the principles of good citizenship, such as freedom, active participation, and equality
Equality of opportunity, solidarity and preservation of public property.
Third, the definition of the goals of citizenship, such as commitment to the principles of democracy, freedom from fanaticism and distinction, belief in human brotherhood and the scientific method in disunity and the rule of law, commitment to the constitution, active political participation, respect for human dignity, and the acquisition of true citizenship values.

 

Resource Type: 
Advocacy materials
Teaching and learning materials
Theme: 
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Cultural literacy / Intercultural / Cross-cultural / Multi-cultural
Social justice / Equity
Level of education: 
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education

Keyword

Citizenship; Citizenship education; Democracy; Parliament