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ERIC Number: EJ786113
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1467-5986
Displeasure at Plurality and Fear of Strangers? An Empirical Study among Youth in Germany and the Netherlands
Ziebertz, Hans-Georg; van der Tuin, Leo
Intercultural Education, v19 n1 p53-65 Feb 2008
A comparison between the Netherlands and Germany concerning religious, cultural and ethnic plurality provides interesting insights. Germany has never defined itself as a multicultural society, as was historically the case in the Netherlands. The outcomes of the research are somewhat surprising. Dutch pupils--especially boys--are more negative about plurality than their German contemporaries are. Belonging to a church in Germany appears to be connected to a positive attitude to migrants, while in the Netherlands this is not important at all. (Contains 7 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany; Netherlands