ERIC Number: ED527953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: N/A
Tolerance and Education in Multicultural Societies
Wiater, Werner, Ed.; Manschke, Doris, Ed.
Peter Lang Frankfurt
This book examines the concepts of tolerance and education in multicultural societies. It focuses on different aspects of multiculturalism in these societies and considers possible conflicts and tensions as well as best-practice examples of co-existence among different cultural groups. Special emphasis is placed on educational issues and schools. Contents of this book include: (1) Cultural Background and Educational Achievement in Germany (Werner Wiater); (2) Cultural Differences in Perception, Reasoning, Emotions, Education and Social Relations in East and Western Countries (Doris Manschke); (3) Tolerance, Religion and Education (Gerwald Wallnofer); (4) Tolerance and Citizenship Dimension in the Context of Education in Latvia (Alida Samusevica); (5) Legal Conditions for Cross-Cultural Understanding: The Example of "Hate Speech" (Patricia Wiater); (6) How Important Is Culture for Ethos (Manfred Kwiran); (7) Tensions and Conflicts in Socializational Teaching of Language and Literacy in Chinese Complementary Schools in Britain (Li Wei); (8) Thoughts about the "Bratislava Ethnic Model" (Jozsef Liszka); (9) The Culture of Mediterranean Honor (Christian Giordano); and (10) Immigration, Social Support, and Community from a Relational Perspective (Ma Paz Sandin Esteban and Ma Angels Pavon Ferrer).
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Background, Best Practices, Intercultural Communication, Intergroup Relations, Social Integration, Conflict, International Education, Academic Achievement, Religious Factors, Cultural Differences, Citizenship, Laws, Antisocial Behavior, Prosocial Behavior, Socialization, Ethnic Groups, Immigration, Social Support Groups, Educational Environment, Asian Culture, Cultural Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Latvia; Slovakia; United Kingdom