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ERIC Number: EJ813112
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1253
Racism: A Hidden Curriculum
Ghosh, Ratna
Education Canada, v48 n4 p26-29 Fall 2008
In the contemporary world, racism is a pervasive and destructive social force both in Canada and internationally, and it is on the rise since 9/11. Although a lot of people know what racism is, many do not understand it in the same way. In this article, the author discusses a number of related concepts of racism which, in abstract social categories, can be interpreted differently. The author then shows how the implications of these constructs reveal themselves, overtly or covertly, in educational settings through the hidden curriculum and act to maintain a discriminatory learning environment. Finally, the author explores the role of education in combating racism. (Contains 12 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada