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ERIC Number: EJ503872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-4086
Education and the National Question Today. Essay Reviews: "Nationalism in Education," edited by Klaus Schleicher; "Dogmatic Wisdom: How the Culture Wars Divert Education and Distract America," by Russell Jacoby; "Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New Nationalism," by Michael Ignatieff.
Post, David
Comparative Education Review, v39 n2 p211-18 May 1995
Reviews three books concerned with the role of education either in constructing new nationalist identities or in promoting global awareness and pluralistic attitudes. Distinguishes between multicultural education in elementary and secondary schools and separatist ethnic studies in universities. Points out the appeal of nationalist and ethnic identities as a source of group unity. (SV)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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