Papers in progress

  • Conditional cosmopolitanism? Exploring the contradictions of youth attitudes towards global citizenship
  • Youth attitudes towards their future: the role of resources, agency and perceptions of hard work  (with Gabriella Melis)


Education for citizenship in Europe: European policies, national adaptations, and young people’s attitudes (2014). Palgrave Macmillan.       (Download a sample chapter here.)

Journal articles

Franceschelli, M. and Keating, A. (2018) Imagining the future in the neoliberal era: Young people’s optimism and their faith in hard work. In Young. [open access] DOI: 10.1177/1103308817742287

Hammond, C. and Keating, A. (2017) Global Citizens or Global Workers? Comparing university programmes for global citizenship education in Japan and the UK. In: Compare.

Janmaat, J.G. and Keating, A. (2017) Are today’s youth more tolerant? Trends in tolerance among young people in Britain. In: Ethnicities. [Open access]

Keating, A. and Melis, G. (2017) Social media and youth political engagement: Preaching to the converted or providing a new voice for youth? In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. [Open access]

Keating, A. (2016). Educating Tomorrow’s Citizens: What Role Can Schools Play? In: Foro de Educación, 14 (20), 35-47. doi:10.14516/fde.2016.014.020.004 [Open access]

Keating, A. (2016) Are cosmopolitan dispositions learned at home, at school, or through contact with others? Evidence from young people in Europe. In:  Journal of Youth Studies, 19(3), 338-357. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2015.1072617 [Open access]

Keating, A. and Janmaat, J.G. (2016) Education through citizenship at school: Do school activities have a lasting impact on youth political engagement? In: Parliamentary Affairs, 69(2), 409-429. doi: 10.1093/pa/gsv017 [Open access]

Keating, A. and Benton, T. (2013) ‘Creating cohesive citizens in England? Exploring the role of diversity, deprivation and democratic climate at school‘. In: Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, Vol. 8, pp. 103-117

Keating, A., Benton, T. and Kerr, D. (2011) ‘Tracing the trends and transitions in young people’s citizenship practices: what are the implications for researching citizenship and citizenship education?’ In: Educational Research, Vol. 53, No. 2, June 2011, pp. 223-235

Keating, A. (2009) ‘Educating Europe’s citizens: moving from national to post-national models of educating for European citizenship.’ In: Citizenship Studies, Volume 13 Issue 2 2009, pp. 135 – 151

Keating, A. (2009) ‘Nationalising the Post-National: Reframing European Citizenship for the Civics Curriculum in Ireland’. In: Journal of Curriculum Studies, Volume 41, Number 2, April 2009, pp. 159-178

Keating, A, Hinderliter Ortloff, D. and Philippou, S. (2009) ‘Citizenship education curricula: the changes and challenges presented by global and European integration.’ In: Journal of Curriculum Studies, Volume 41, Number 2, April 2009, pp. 145-158

Philippou, S., Keating, A, and Hinderliter Ortloff, D (2009) ‘Citizenship education curricula: comparing the multiple meanings of supra-national citizenship in Europe and beyond.’ In: Journal of Curriculum Studies, Volume 41, Number 2, April 2009, pp. 291-299

Keating, A, (2008) ‘The Politics of Education Policy Making and Policy Research in Europe: areas for debate and development.’ In:  European Educational Research Journal, Volume 7 Number 3 2008, pp. 403-406

Review articles

Keating, A. (2013). ‘New modes of governance in Europe: mapping the multiple actors, institutions, and instruments in a shifting political space’. In: British Journal of Sociology of Education, 34(3), 475-485.

Book Chapters

Keating, A. and Kerr, D. (2013) ‘Putting participation into practice : re-evaluating the implementation of the Citizenship curriculum in England’. In Hedtke, R. and Tatjana Zimenkova (eds.) Education for Civic and Political Participation: A Critical Approach. Routledge

Keating, A., Benton, T. and Kerr, D. (2012) ‘Evaluating the impact of citizenship education in schools: what works and what are we measuring?’ In: Schools, Curriculum and Civic Education for Building Democratic Citizens. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers

Keating, A. (2011) ‘Educating Europe’s citizens: moving from national to post-national models of educating for European citizenship’ (reprinted, in translation). In: Pikalo J. (ed) Državljanstvo in globalizacija: k državljanski vzgoji za sodobni svet (Citizenship and Globalisation: Towards Citizenship Education for a Modern World). Slovenia: Zalozba Sophia

Keating, A. (2010) ‘Embedding Citizenship Education in England: the policies, practices and challenges of encouraging citizenship learning in schools’. In: Naval, C., Lara, S., Ugarte, C. and Sadaba, C. (eds) Educar para la communición y la cooperación social. Navarra: Consejo Audiovisual de Navarra

Research Reports

Keating, A., Green, A. and Janmaat, J.G. (2015) Young Adults and Politics Today: disengaged and disaffected or engaged and enraged? The latest findings from the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (CELS). LLAKES Research Brief. UCL Institute of Education. Download here.

Kerr, D., Keating, A., Poet, H., Spielhofer, T., Lopes, J. And Mundy, E. (2011) Evaluation of the Schools Linking Network: Final Report. Department for Education [online].

Keating, A., Kerr, D., Benton, T., Mundy, E., and Lopes, J. (2010) Citizenship education in England 2001-2010: young people’s practices and prospects for the future: the eighth and final report from the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (CELS). Department for Education [online].

Keating, A., Kerr, D., Lopes, J., Featherstone, G., Benton, T. (2009) Embedding Citizenship Education (CE) in Secondary Schools in England (2002-08): Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (CELS): Seventh Annual Report. London: DCSF.

Kerr, D., Keating, A. and Ireland, E. (2009). Pupil Assessment in Citizenship Education: Purposes, Practices and Possibilities. Report of a CIDREE Collaborative Project. Slough: NFER/CIDREE.


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