ERIC Number: ED392534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Children of Minorities: Deprivation and Discrimination. Innocenti Insights.
This collection of essays, condensed from papers presented at a meeting organized by UNICEF's International Child Development Centre on"Discrimination against Children and Families of Minority Groups and Indigenous Peoples," (Florence, Italy, February 1994) focuses on discriminatory situations of indigenous and minority groups. Innovative approaches to the problem of discrimination are highlighted. The lack of research in this area is discussed, along with ideas for further study. The following chapters are included: (1) "Children: Victims and Symbols" (Paolo Basurto); (2) "Children and Families of Minority Groups" (Rodolfo Stavenhagen); (3) "Panel 1--So What Is New?"; (4) "Gypsy and Traveller Communities" (Jean-Pierre Liegeois); (5) "Children of Immigrants" (Paolo Chiozzi); (6)"Different Equalities: Intercultural Education in Italy" (Donato Lodi); (7) "Panel 2--The Monitoring Process and the Case of Indigenous Children"; (8) "Education and the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America" (Lucia D'Emilio); and (9) "The Children of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: The Intercultural Conflict" (Jose Matos Mar). An appendix lists participants at the 1994 meeting and describes essay contributors. (BGC).
Descriptors: Acculturation, Anthropology, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Bias, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Relations, Ethnocentrism, Foreign Countries, Majority Attitudes, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Racial Integration, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Social Integration, Stereotypes
UNICEF International Child Development Centre, Piazza S.S. Annunziata 12--50122 Florence, Italy ($9).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, Florence (Italy). International Child Development Centre.
Identifiers: Gypsies; Italy; Latin America; United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child; United Nations Economic and Social Council
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