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SinghaRoy, Debal K. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2019
Collective identities of people have remained largely transitional despite largely remaining rooted in certain inherited essentialities. The essential dynamics of identity often get negotiated with various forces and processes like those of the economic transformation, technological reorientation, collective mobilisation, modernisation,…
Descriptors: Social Change, Identification (Psychology), Knowledge Economy, Global Approach
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Sardana, Tanya; Ganesh, Meghna; Sharma, Daisy – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Identity formation has been a keen area of interest for researchers and it involves several physiological, cognitive, biological, emotional and hormonal changes often influenced by the adolescent's social environment. Adler conceptualized the notion that birth order of a person can leave an indelible impression on an individual's style of life.…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Birth Order, Adolescents, Self Concept
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Daniel, Ben K. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
A professional academic identity is important because it supports a sense of belonging and contributes to the scholarly advancement of a discipline. However, a professional academic identity for those involved in teaching research methodology is particularly complex and diverse. This research surveyed 144 academics from 139 universities in 9…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Professional Identity, Teaching Methods
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Mahapatra, Santosh; Mishra, Sunita – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper analyses how community, national and ethnic identities are affirmed, negotiated, marginalized as a part of hegemony-making and resistance in the context of English education in Indian universities. We argue and demonstrate that a complex and ambivalent hegemony that has been operational since the colonial times, continues to shape…
Descriptors: Universities, English (Second Language), Language Role, Second Language Learning
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Lum, Kathryn – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
This article discusses from a critical education perspective what it is like to be a Dalit (former untouchable) student studying at an elite university in India. Much writing on exclusion and discrimination in higher education is focused on power relations such as gender, race, ethnicity and religion. This article broadens this focus to consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Social Class, Social Bias
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Siamardi, Tahereh; Deedari, Reza – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
The focus of the present study is to demonstrate traces of Homi k. Bhabha's notion of identity in V. S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas" (1961). As a prominent postcolonial figure, Bhabha has contemplated over the formation of identity in the colonizing circumstances. He discusses on what happens to the colonizer and the colonized…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Policy, Novels, Sociocultural Patterns
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Dutta, Uttaran; Ali, Syed Rashid; Ahmad, Nizar – Education Sciences, 2019
Focusing on the contemporary conflicts and social political complexities of South Asia (specifically, India and Pakistan), this paper explores the roles and relevance of Gandhi's and Bacha Khan's moral education in negotiating/addressing the situated disparities. Drawing from the words and wisdom of Gandhi and Bacha Khan, this paper examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Ethical Instruction, Sex
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D'Cruz, Premilla; Noronha, Ernesto – Qualitative Report, 2012
Based on a study rooted in van Manen's hermeneutic phenomenology, conducted with agents working in international facing call centers in Mumbai and Bangalore, India, this paper describes targets' identity work in the context of workplace bullying. Data were gathered through conversational interviews and were subject to sententious and selective…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, Work Environment
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Jaya, Peruvemba S. – Qualitative Report, 2011
The study is focused on understanding identity construction through combining my own experience with the theoretical underpinnings of postcolonial theory, social identity theory and through the examination of two films. The central question that I am interested in is understanding the identity construction and formation process especially as it…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Self Concept, Immigrants, Autobiographies
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Gurney, Eleanor – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2016
Drawing on qualitative interview data from a group of lower income parents in Delhi, India, this paper focuses on the dynamic relationship between parental choice of a particular school and parents' own identity construction. The data indicate that choice of school is for some parents a symbolic expression of identity, influenced by family…
Descriptors: School Choice, Qualitative Research, Low Income, Parent Attitudes
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Phuntsog, Nawang B. – Intercultural Education, 2012
This purpose of the study was to ascertain the level of ethnic identity formation and its perceived role on school engagement for Tibetan adolescents enrolled in public schools in two Midwestern states in the USA. The journey of these students from culturally encapsulated schools from Nepal, Bhutan, and India to multiculturally diverse settings…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Public Schools, School Activities, Adolescents
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Sultana, Sharmin; Sarwar, Nadia – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
This paper is going to argue that the selected poems of renowned Indian poet Kamala Das are inclined to relocate both feminine and masculine identity through the politicized representation of body. Kamala Das' representation of body in her poems has always been viewed as a medium of re-historicizing the pain, sufferings, and psychological trauma…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Poets, Femininity
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Reforming the teacher education system has been a key government policy towards improving school education in India. While recent curriculum and governance reforms articulate a new vision of teacher education that underscores a symbiotic relationship between teacher education and school education, it fails to engage enough with the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Educational Change
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Arora, Ridhi; Rangnekar, Santosh – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2016
In this study, we examined potential two-way interaction effects of the Big Five personality traits extraversion and openness to experience on career commitment measured in terms of three components of career identity, career resilience, and career planning. Participants included 450 managers from public and private sector organizations in North…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Extraversion Introversion, Resilience (Psychology), Professional Identity
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Haque, Farhana – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
In "Mansfield Park," Jane Austen has exhibited the English identity lies on property earned by the slave trade in Caribbean Islands. If we go deep inside of the history of Britain we could able to see their awareness and concern over a national identity, and consider American colonies a poor reflection on Britain. The traits of British…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, English Literature, Indians, Literature
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