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Samson, Maxim G. M. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Faith schools may play an important role in reproducing ethnoreligious identities, yet research into Jewish schools has tended to overlook students' personalised conceptualisations of faith. Instead, it has regularly utilised restrictive 'indicators' of ethnoreligious practice in order to gauge these institutions' effectiveness in 'strengthening'…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Markstrom, Carol A. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2011
A conceptual model is presented that approaches identity formation of American Indian adolescents according to 3 levels of social contextual influence--local, national, and global--relative to types of identity, dynamics of identity, and sources of influence. Ethnic identity of American Indians is embedded within the local cultural milieu and…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, American Indians, Adolescents, Self Concept
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Avksent'ev, V. A.; Aksiumov, B. V. – Russian Education and Society, 2012
The problem of civilizational choice is one of the most timely and relevant problems of the entire postcommunist world. Most of the states of the former Soviet Union, including Russia, still find themselves in an uncertain zone of transition. The crisis of civilizational identity, far from being overcome, has even deepened as the Soviet past…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Social Change, Religion
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Gu¨rsel, Bahar – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
The swift and profound transformations in technology and industry that the United States began to experience in the late 1800s manifested themselves in school textbooks, which presented different patterns of race, ethnicity, and otherness. They also displayed concepts like national identity, exceptionalism, and the superiority of Euro-American…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Geography Instruction, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Schwartz, Seth J. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2008
This article reviews contemporary issues in the study of self and identity and introduces the special issue. Particularly highlighted are the need to integrate the various currents in self and identity, the need to study the role of context in the development of self and identity, research on self and identity in ethnic minority and international…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Self Concept
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Motha, Suhanthie; Varghese, Manka M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Drawing on Delgado and Yosso's "counterstory," Yosso's "community cultural wealth," and Alsup's "borderland discourses," the authors, who are women of color academics, use narratives from their lives to discuss the ways in which they draw on resources in managing and reconfiguring their multiple identities within the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Females, Professional Identity, Self Concept
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Blue, Carl; Clark, Aaron; DeLuca, V. William; Kelly, Daniel – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The changing demographics of U.S. society have prompted a focus on multiculturalism in today's classrooms. Educators and students are expected to be aware of the individual differences and characteristics that exist and use these attributes to everyone's advantage. This awareness begins with developing a broad understanding of the diverse…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education, Self Concept, Ethnicity
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De La Mare, Danielle M. – Communication Teacher, 2013
Social identity is central to communication and culture, and while many intercultural communication textbooks devote much more space to the topic than they have in the past, undergraduate students continue to understand social identity in largely superficial terms. In order for them to grasp its complexity and its relationship to communication,…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept, Ethnicity
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Anthias, Floya – European Educational Research Journal, 2011
This article reflects on the concepts of cultural diversity, belonging and identity which inform important debates for managing "difference" in contemporary European societies. These address issues relating to transnational migration, ethnic diversity and racialisation in a range of social contexts. The article also reflects on the concept of…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Cultural Pluralism, Self Concept, Cultural Differences
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Ferrer-Wreder, Laura; Trost, Kari; Lorente, Carolyn Cass; Mansoory, Shahram – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2012
The chapter describes empirical evidence about identity development in Swedish adolescents and emerging adults and highlights cultural and contextual influences that may be specific to coming of age in Sweden. Broad trends in identity options are evident in the lives of many youth living in Sweden. Although research on identity and diversity is in…
Descriptors: Evidence, Adolescents, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries
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Short, Ellen L.; Williams, Wendi S. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2014
This article will present two models for conducting group work with Women of Color (WOC): the SisterCircle Approach and the Group Relations Model. The authors contend that the models, when used together, combine an internal and external focus ("inside out") of group work that can assist group workers to conduct individual and group-level…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Groups, Best Practices, Group Counseling
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Resnik, Julia – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2006
Economic and technological processes of globalization and the increasing migrations of people in the world undermine dominant national identities. One of the main characteristics of our time is the instability of identities and the continuous invention of new/old identities. Traditions and ethnic identities are deconstructed and reconstructed.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Migrant Workers
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Svirsky, Marcelo; Mor-Sommerfeld, Aura – Intercultural Education, 2012
This article offers a critical appraisal of the role played by cultural identity in intercultural bilingual Arabic-Hebrew schools in Israel. While engineered as oases of interculturalism amidst a life of ethnic segregation, such schools ultimately confront serious difficulties in escaping the constraints of identity politics and representation.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Role
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Nieto, Sonia; Rivera, Melissa; Quinones, Sandra – Journal of the Association of Mexican American Educators, 2012
As discussed throughout this paper, many institutional and instructional strategies can facilitate higher achievement among Latino/a students. Many of these are effective partly because of the relationships they foster. But we also want to point out a few concrete examples of supportive constructive relationships. The common thread in these…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, School Community Relationship, Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement
Amery, Rob – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2019
Following the invasion, or colonisation as some prefer to call it, Indigenous Australia has been characterised by plummeting populations, largely as a result of introduced diseases and the movement of peoples, following the theft of their lands and in response to colonial and subsequent Australian state and federal government policies. At times,…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Languages, Ethnicity
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