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Rosvall, Per-Åke – Intercultural Education, 2017
There is little research into the career trajectories and occupational aspirations of rural youth with immigrant backgrounds in Europe. This article presents new research based on field observations and interviews with five young immigrants of Persian descent in one rural town in Sweden. The findings highlighted gender differences in how the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Immigrants, Rural Areas, Youth Opportunities
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Elmeroth, Elisabeth – Intercultural Education, 2009
The aim of the research reported in this paper was to study and analyse student attitudes towards ethnic diversity and their expectations regarding the school in creating positive attitudes. The results show that the majority of the students embrace a positive attitude towards multicultural society. However, this attitude varies when the variables…
Descriptors: Role Models, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism
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Umans, Timurs; Collin, Sven-Olof; Tagesson, Torbjorn – Intercultural Education, 2008
This article investigates the complex interrelation between ethnic and gender diversity, process and performance among groups of business students. The article is based on an empirical survey of business students working on a complex assignment in groups of two to five in a small Swedish university. The results indicate that gender diversity leads…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Student Diversity, Gender Differences