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ERIC Number: EJ939810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
ISSN: ISSN-1475-2409
When Borders Overlap: Composite Identities in Children in International Schools
Pearce, Richard
Journal of Research in International Education, v10 n2 p154-173 Aug 2011
A growing internationally mobile community is served by international schools. Their students are seen as adjusting to moves by identity development, acquiring new values and norms through cultural influences from national, individual and perhaps global sources. This occurs by emotional attachment to significant others and subsequent adoption of values which form consonant sets. Identity structure analysis was used to investigate this in a cohort of students over the course of a year. Results demonstrated their use of national and individual value-sets, forming a mosaic of identities rather than a blend. (Contains 8 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands