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Rosvall, Per-Åke; Öhrn, Elisabet – Intercultural Education, 2014
In this article, we use ethnographic data to explore school-based perceptions of racism. We draw on the findings of a one-year study conducted in two upper secondary classes in a Swedish school. The starting point of the analysis was student discussions of racism in the school and the surrounding neighbourhood, which prompted an examination of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Teacher Attitudes
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Stier, Jonas; Tryggvason, Marja-Terttu; Sandstrom, Margareta; Sandberg, Anette – Intercultural Education, 2012
Using the critical incident approach, preschool teachers at 10 preschools in Sweden were asked to describe their work with respect to ethnic and cultural diversity. The study attempted to provide insights that go beyond commonly used models of intercultural sensitivity and intercultural competence (e.g. Gudykunst and Kim; Landis, Bennett, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Johansson, Gunilla – Intercultural Education, 2009
This study focuses on parental involvement in Sami schools when developing a culturally sensitive school curriculum. The research recognizes a number of competing and complementary interests that play a role when constructing structures and policies in curriculum development. Two Sami schools in Sweden with 115 pupils, their parents and 27…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries