Political Literacy Status of Pre-Service Social Studies Teacher
In this study, it was aimed to determine the political literacy status of pre-service social studies teachers, who are expected to raise active citizens in Turkey. The study used the case study, which is among the qualitative research designs. Study group is consisted of totally 60 pre-service social studies teachers, who receive education at the 4th grade of Ahi Evran University, faculty of education. Content analysis was used during the process of data analysis. Following results were obtained at the end of the study; pre-service social studies teachers seem to be unconcerned about the concepts of policy and political literacy. Pre-service teachers believe that political subjects should be taught in a limited way. Even though the pre-service teachers discuss about the national and international issues, they do not show an active participation in the society. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.