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ERIC Number: EJ845157
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 72
ISSN: ISSN-1475-2409
"Where Am I from?" "Where Do I Belong?" The Negotiation and Maintenance of Identity by International School Students
Grimshaw, Trevor; Sears, Coreen
Journal of Research in International Education, v7 n3 p259-278 2008
While the benefits of a mobile expatriate lifestyle are widely reported, it must also be recognized that many students who have attended international schools experience a confused sense of identity due to the fragmented nature of their personal histories. This article seeks to refine our understanding of how these globally mobile young people negotiate and maintain a sense of identity. It reviews a range of relevant literature, identifies a series of research questions, and concludes with some suggestions as to how to approach empirical research on identity in international schools and other multicultural educational settings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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