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ERIC Number: EJ1076920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISSN: ISSN-1321-103X
Immigrant Students and the "Homeland Music": Meanings, Negotiations and Implications
Karlsen, Sidsel
Research Studies in Music Education, v35 n2 p161-177 Dec 2013
This article builds from a multi-sited ethnographic study on immigrant students' musical agency, conducted in three lower secondary school classrooms in the capital cities of Finland, Sweden and Norway. The focus of the article is twofold, and concerns what kinds of meanings the participating students ascribed to the music from their own or their parents' homelands as well as how this music was negotiated within music classrooms and the wider school contexts to which these students belonged. The findings showed that students' ascribed meanings and performed negotiations were rich and complex, and this is taken as a point of departure when discussing these findings' potential for informing teachers' practice in multicultural music classrooms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Finland; Norway; Sweden