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ERIC Number: EJ898236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-0907-5682
Children's Construction and Experience of Racism and Nationalism in Greek-Cypriot Primary Schools
Zembylas, Michalinos
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v17 n3 p312-328 Aug 2010
This article presents findings that highlight children's construction and experience of racism and nationalism among a sample of Greek-Cypriot (the majority) and Turkish-speaking (the minority) children in Greek-Cypriot schools through the lens of intersectionality theory. The article first reviews previous work in relation to children, racism and nationalism and describes the theoretical framework that is grounded in intersectionality theory. The second section outlines the study, its sociopolitical context and its methodology. The third section presents findings with respect to three areas: Greek-Cypriot children's perceptions of Turkish-speaking children; Turkish-speaking children's experiences of racism and nationalism; and children's strategies to negotiate racism and nationalism in school. Finally, the last section discusses the conclusions and implications with respect to educational policy and classroom practice. (Contains 5 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Cyprus