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Kadan, Sameer; Bekerman, Zvi; Roer-Strier, Dorit – Intercultural Education, 2019
The helping professions in general and social work in particular pose particular challenges and opportunities for national minority group members. This article adds to the present knowledge in the literature concerning the interaction between career choice in the welfare professions and minority status, by looking at the voices of Palestinian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Arabs, Minority Groups
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Helakorpi, Jenni; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Sahlström, Fritjof – Intercultural Education, 2019
Although Finnish politics relating to the Roma tend to be perceived internationally as fairly successful, several obstacles exist for the Roma in education and the labour market. Training of Roma mediators has been actively promoted in Finland to improve the school performance and equality of Roma pupils. This article, based on ethnographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Power Structure, Ethnography
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Flensner, Karin K.; Von der Lippe, Marie – Intercultural Education, 2019
Safe space, used in educational settings as a metaphor, stresses the importance of the classroom being a learning environment characterised by respect and safety. Based on examples from Swedish and Norwegian classroom research, this article problematises and discusses the complexity in the discourse on safe space by asking the critical questions:…
Descriptors: School Safety, Figurative Language, Classroom Environment, Prosocial Behavior
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Turcatti, Domiziana – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study focuses on life histories collected from Moroccan Dutch youth in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and describes their experiences in diverse programs of the Dutch secondary education system. The study questions whether the present Dutch educational system facilitates the 'gaining of place' for the youth within Dutch society or whether it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Late Adolescents, Young Adults
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Madrid-Fernández, Daniel; Katz, Susan Roberta – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to study the perception of 208 students [37 "gitanos" (gypsies), 138 "payos" (non-gypsies), 22 mixed ethnicity ("gitano-payo"), and 8 other ethnicities] in areas and schools with gitano populations in the City and Province of Granada, Spain, considering nine factors related to the segregation,…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Likert Scales, Student Attitudes, Minority Group Students
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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Stevick, E. Doyle – Intercultural Education, 2017
Why is there so much confusion and conflict around common identity labels, a problem that extends well beyond any stereotypes that they may evoke? How do we escape the seeming paradox that we reject racism but still speak frequently of black and white? Who claims the power to determine or name others' identities? The confusion and conflict about…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Cultural Awareness, Power Structure, Conflict
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Kyuchukov, Hristo; New, William – Intercultural Education, 2016
This article takes up the question of why recent efforts to reform Roma education have been largely unsuccessful. Using case studies, the authors identify and discuss situations that have produced poor results: good intentions and bad realisations, good intentions and good realisations, and misguided intentions and bad realisations. They suggest…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Minority Groups, Case Studies, Intention
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Schatz-Oppenheimer, Orna – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study addresses intercultural differences among novice teachers (K-12) who graduated Arab academic teachers' colleges and lived in northern and central Israel before moving south to teach in Israel's Bedouin diaspora. The source material consists of stories they entered in a contest, describing the personal and professional aspects of their…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Minority Groups
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DesRoches, Sarah J. – Intercultural Education, 2016
The main objective of this article is to offer an alternative discursive framework for teaching history and citizenship education in Québec, Canada. Enabling a more inclusive discussion around how citizenship is constructed, thinking interculturally allows us begin thinking about practical ways in which citizenship and history education might…
Descriptors: History, Citizenship Education, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries
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Pecek, Mojca; Munda, Milanka – Intercultural Education, 2015
When analysing the reasons behind the academic underachievement of Roma pupils, some teachers suggest that Roma people do not value education and that Roma children have negative attitudes towards school. With increasing frequency, Roma pupils from low socio-economic backgrounds are being researched and the research primarily adopts the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Low Income
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Hemelsoet, Elias – Intercultural Education, 2015
Western European cities are increasingly confronted with Roma immigrants. Societal changes associated with this phenomenon create new challenges for schools. Using a case study, this article sheds light on present practices that shape the right to education for Roma children. Three principal success factors are distinguished: boundary-blurring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Immigrants, Justice
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Bereményi, Bálint Ábel; Carrasco, Sílvia – Intercultural Education, 2015
During the past decade, Gitano students' school success and its cultural, social and emotional consequences have been largely unexplored, particularly in a new context: the deep economic crisis in Spain. This study reviews and analyses the evolution of the research production and the changing contexts of policy trends affecting the "Roma…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Social Integration, Academic Achievement
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Setti, Federica – Intercultural Education, 2015
Acknowledging the European political commitment to Roma education and the research in this field, my article deals with the experience of education of a"Sinti" "minority" (The terms "minority" and "majority" will be used in this article, according to the meaning that is given to them within Anthropology and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Inclusion, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups
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Doubek, David; Levínská, Marketa; Bittnerová, Dana – Intercultural Education, 2015
While it is common to speak about "Roma culture" as a single entity, the questions posed by Roma culture are more complex. We are speaking about the general issues pertaining to various manifestations of this culture in the context of the Czech Republic. It must be stressed that under "Roma," we understand a family resemblance…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, History
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