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Van der Bracht, Koen; D'hondt, Fanny; Van Houtte, Mieke; Van de Putte, Bart; Stevens, Peter A. J. – Oxford Review of Education, 2016
Public concerns over the possible effects of school segregation on immigrant and ethnic majority religiosity have been on the rise over the last few years. In this paper we focus on (1) the association between ethnic school composition and religious salience, (2) intergenerational differences in religious salience and (3) the role of ethnic school…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Religious Cultural Groups, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups
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Hill, Malcolm; Graham, Catherine; Caulfield, Catriona; Ross, Nicola; Shelton, Anita – European Journal of Education, 2007
In the UK, policies and academic writings about inter-ethnic relations have witnessed many changes in recent decades, with a growing focus on the effects of different forms of racism and anti-racism. Opinions have been diverse on the extent to which both the majority and minority populations should respect and adapt to each other's traditions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Relations, Racial Bias, Social Bias
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Lee, Linda S. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: The present study investigated the role of ethnic similarity in the peer preferences and play quality of Latino and Chinese children enrolled in Head Start classrooms and the relationship between peer acceptance and social adjustment in these groups. Participants were 244 children (M = 4.6 years old) from Head Start preschools…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Hispanic American Students, Asian American Students, Federal Programs
Beason, Tiffany S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Previous research has shown that the Meyerhoff Scholars Program (MSP) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is effective at increasing the number of underrepresented minorities (URM) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). While it is clear that comprehensive STEM programs, like the MSP, contribute to URM success in…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, STEM Education, Program Effectiveness
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Ukiwo, Ukoha – International Journal of Educational Development, 2007
The article focuses on the role of higher education in generating or mitigating inequality among ethno-regional groups and its impact on ethnic relations with evidence from Nigeria. It shows that access to education in Nigeria has been politicised. This is because of the perceived role of education in engendering political and socio-economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Role of Education, Public Service
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Knight, George P.; Berkel, Cady; Umana-Taylor, Adriana J.; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Ettekal, Idean; Jaconis, Maryanne; Boyd, Brenna M. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
Research has documented a relation between parents' ethnic socialization and youth's ethnic identity, yet there has been little research examining the transmission of cultural values from parents to their children through ethnic socialization and ethnic identity. This study examines a prospective model in which mothers' and fathers' Mexican…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Socialization, Mothers, Mexican Americans
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Tran, Linh T.; Walter, Pierre G. – Comparative Education Review, 2010
In this article, the authors discuss the ways in which Vietnam's educational policies for ethnic minorities are enacted in the bachelor of arts (BA) program in ethnic minority cultures (EMC) at the Hanoi University of Culture (HUC). Hanoi University of Culture is one of only two universities in Vietnam that offer this program. Although the BA is…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Minority Groups
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Hecht, Ana Carolina – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2012
The aim of this article is to study how children experience their ethnic identifications in relation to their knowledge of the Toba language through daily interactions with peers and adults (both indigenous and non-indigenous). The study is focused on an urban setting in Buenos Aires (Argentina) where monolingual (Spanish) practices are replacing…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Monolingualism, Foreign Countries, Children
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Thijs, Jochem; Verkuyten, Maykel – Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2012
Research on intergroup attitudes in children has focused on contact with out-group peers but neglected the role of adults. This cross-sectional self-report study examined the association between the ethnic attitudes of 174 minority (Turkish- and Moroccan-Dutch) preadolescents (ages 9-13) and the perceived interpersonal relationships with their…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Ethnicity, Minority Groups, Indo European Languages
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Su, Tina F.; Costigan, Catherine L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
Parents' role in children's ethnic identity development was examined among 95 immigrant Chinese families with young adolescents living in Canada. Children reported their feelings of ethnic identity and perceptions of parental family obligation expectations. Parents reported their family obligation expectations; parents and children reported on…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Verkuyten, Maykel; Thijs, Jochem; Stevens, Gonneke – Child Development, 2012
This study investigates the relation between religious group identification and ethnic and national identity among Moroccan-Dutch Muslim adolescents (11-18 years) and their parents (n = 369). Compared to their parents, adolescents showed higher national identification and lower religious and ethnic group identification. However, for adolescents…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Comparative Analysis, Adolescents, Ethnicity
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Jørgensen, Clara Helene Rübner – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
This article discusses friendships and peer groups of migrant and minority ethnic youth in schools in England and Spain, and critically considers them in relation to existing notions of "peer social capital" and bridging (heterogeneous) and bonding (homogeneous) peer networks. The article argues for an extended understanding of peer…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Friendship, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups
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Feinauer, Erika; Whiting, Erin F. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2012
This study examined the sociolinguistic contexts of neighborhoods and schools in two predominantly Latino communities in the United States. We used census data to assess social and ethnic composition and observational data to compare and contrast environmental print, language use, and availability of community services in Spanish in these schools…
Descriptors: Community Services, Neighborhoods, Ethnicity, Sociolinguistics
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Cano, Miguel Angel; Castillo, Linda G.; Davis, Matthew J.; Lopez-Arenas, Araceli; Vaquero, Juana; Thompson, Keisha V.; Saldivar, Isaac M. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2012
This study investigated the influence of psychocultural variables (e.g., acculturation, enculturation, ethnic identity) and personality characteristics in relation to educational expectations among 345 Latino middle school students in the U.S. Results from a path model indicate that 24.4% of the variance of educational expectations was accounted…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Acculturation, Predictor Variables, Personality
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Kleg, Milton – Social Studies Journal, 1975
An exposition of the meaning of key concepts, ethnic groups, and ethnic relations and a discussion of the need for ethnic relations education. (ND)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Relations
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