JSSE - Journal of Social Science Education

The Journal of Social Science Education (JSSE) is an international peer-reviewed academic open access journal in the area of research on teaching and learning in the field of social science education.




This Issue

This special issue is devoted to the analysis of how textbooks and educational media frame citizenship education in secondary schools in the European context. It includes five empirical papers that contribute to a better understanding of the role of educational policies and curricula in promoting (or not) young EU citizens’ engagement, participation and active citizenship.

Editors of this Issue                               

Pedro Ferreira

Cinzia Albanesi

Isabel Menezes


Most Viewed Papers

Christiana Moschou, Roberto Rodriguez Anaya
Theresa Ann McGinnis

Children In the Garden of Democracy: The Meaning of Civic Engagement in Today’s Egypt
James Youniss, Brian K. Barber, Rhett M. Billen

Walking Through the Revolution: A Spatial Reading of Literary Echoes
Ana Isabel Queiroz, Daniel Alves

Current Calls for Papers

Open and Permanent Call for Papers

Call for Book Reviews

(1-2019) National Holidays and other Socio-Political Rituals in Schools

(2-2019) Consumer and Financial Education – Part and Parcel of Social Science Education?

(3-2019) European Citizenship Education: Business as Usual or Time for Change?

 ... further calls

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Education Source

ERIC - Institute of Education Sciences