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Zimmermann, Peter; Becker-Stoll, Fabienne – Journal of Adolescence, 2002
Examines two core assumptions of attachment theory: internal working models of attachment should increase in stability during development, and attachment is related to the adaptive solution of stage-salient issues, in adolescence, specifically to identity formation. Results show secure attachment representation was positively associated with the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Pollmann, Andreas – Educational Studies, 2008
The link between formal education and the formation of national attachment is widely acknowledged. Yet, research on teachers' national attachment is still relatively rare. Based on a comparative analysis of survey data obtained from 281 Berlin and London state secondary school head teachers, this paper proposes a multivariate model in which…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Comparative Analysis, Public Policy, Comparative Education
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De Wolff, Anneke; Miedema, Siebren; De Ruyter, Doret – Educational Review, 2002
Analysis of key Dutch, Anglo-American, and Germany literature on Christian schools identified different conceptions of their identity: one-dimensional (purely religious); multidimensional (education influenced by but not dependent on Christian worldview); abstract universal versus concrete/contextual; and static versus dynamic. Conceptions did not…
Descriptors: Christianity, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Parochial Schools
Vogler, Pia; Crivello, Gina; Woodhead, Martin – Bernard van Leer Foundation (NJ1), 2008
Children face many important changes in the first eight years of life, including different learning centres, social groups, roles and expectations. Their ability to adapt to such a dynamic and evolving environment directly affects their sense of identity and status within their community over the short and long term. In particular, the key turning…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Change, Child Development
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Piller, Ingrid – International Journal of Bilingualism, 2001
Examines the relationship of ideologies of national and linguistic identity and the ways in which they impact upon ideologies of citizenship. Describes current naturalization legislation in a number of countries and the ways in which it is based on these ideologies. Particular focus is on Germany. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Citizenship, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries
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Wiborg, Susanne – Comparative Education, 2000
Jean Jacques Rousseau in France and Johann Gottfied Herder in Germany both emphasized the role of education in building the nation-state. However, Rousseau focused on shaping the national character through citizenship education and political socialization in public schools, while Herder saw a national identity evolving from a common culture and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Education, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education
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du Bois-Reymond, Manuela – Comparative Education, 1998
Qualitative studies of young people's attitudes toward a unified Europe demonstrate the conceptual complexity of national or European identity and highlight epistemological and methodological problems of attitude research. Dutch adolescents' writings and discussions show that children can reflect on stereotyping mechanisms and that real or…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Nationalism
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Friedenthal-Haase, Martha – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1993
A literature review of adult education and Anglo-German connections, 1880-1933, showed that interculturality played an essential role in identity formation at the interface of culture and politics. Adult education developed as an autonomous area of international communication between British and German citizens despite political realities. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
Hoff, Gerd R. – 1995
Multicultural education in Germany has been profoundly affected by history and the consequences and burdens of war. As Germany has always understood itself to be a monocultural country, there was initially little room for unpopular multicultural approaches to school organization and curriculum. Depending on the political orientation of state…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Factors
Beitz, Steffen; Stahl, Klaus, Ed. – Basis-Info, 1995
This paper examines the definition of "young people" and asserts there is no clear-cut social description of this group with societal expectations differing from culture to culture. The article analyzes the changes affecting the lives of "youth" in Germany and assesses their social attitudes and values. The contents include…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Area Studies, Drug Abuse, Early Adolescents
Sussmuth, Hans – 1994
After a discussion of the circumstances that led to the unification of the two German states, this paper then evaluates the challenges to political education in Germany after unification. Beginning with the focus by the media and politics on the effects of East German political changes on the two German states, the revolution in East Germany and…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Heineman, Elizabeth – American Historical Review, 1996
Investigates the representation of German women in the German media during the allied occupation. Initially vilified as fraternizers, they soon became portrayed as the stoic rebuilders of nation and family as the country moved toward reconstruction. Considers the complex, symbiotic relationships among social memory, popular culture, and historical…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cultural Images, European History, Females
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Penninckx, Maarten; Vanhoof, Jan – School Leadership & Management, 2015
This study systematically reviews research evidence regarding two questions: (1) to what extent do schools gain insight into the quality of their own functioning as a result of an inspection? and (2) what are the emotional consequences of inspections experienced by school staff? It provides a review of empirical research studies published as…
Descriptors: Inspection, Emotional Response, Teacher Attitudes, Employee Attitudes