Citizenship, tolerance and humanism: achievements and safeguards - a case of young people’s interpretations of being a citizen of a particular state, Lithuania

Vaiva Zuzeviciute, Evelina Viduoliene, Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewizc, Anna Zalewska

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At the same time, the research on how a young generation interprets situation and what are their perspectives on achievements in the sphere of human rights, citizenship, humanisms of young people is utmost importance both for professionals in public security and in any other field, for educationalists in any sphere, and for the civilisation as we know it. The status achieved is a result of immense joint efforts of thousands of years, and therefore it deserves efforts to preserve, cherish and further develop. It is aimed in this paper both at analysing the concepts and the way they are interpreted by young people, also some the data of a study on the interpretations on perspectives of young people on concepts at focus, is presented. The following research question was formulated: In what way the young people interpret concept of citizenship, of being a citizen in a contemporary Lithuania.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)758-766
JournalJournal of modern education review
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2014



  • Citizenship
  • Tolerance
  • Culture
  • Humanism
  • Dimensions

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