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Diemer, Matthew A.; Voight, Adam M.; Marchand, Aixa D.; Bañales, Josefina – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study applies multiple indicator and multiple causes modeling to examine to what extent critical social analysis of inequality, a dimension of critical consciousness (CC), may be explained by political party identification (i.e., Republican vs. Democrat) or political ideology (i.e., conservative vs. liberal). These issues were examined among…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Disadvantaged, Power Structure, Youth
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Whitsitt, Lynnette; Williams, Robert L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Understanding our nation's government and the politics involved is essential, but political issues are sometimes considered too sensitive to discuss in educational settings. Without classroom-based discussions, how accurate are students in judging the accuracy of political statements, especially in in today's "fake news" climate? To…
Descriptors: Ideology, Political Issues, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Karlsson, Rasmus – Journal of Political Science Education, 2020
This article shows how a gallery walk exercise can be used to encourage broad participation and higher-level thinking among undergraduate students of political science. Asked to visualize the future of different political ideologies, the students work together in groups to create posters that they then present for each other during a…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Thinking Skills, Undergraduate Students, Political Science
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Greene, William; Kim, Mi-son – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2019
The goal of this study is to analyze the ideological positions of Hispanic college students in the U.S. Rio Grande Valley (RGV). Building on Feldman and Johnston's work, where they argue that a unidimensional model of political ideology provides an incomplete basis for study, we employ two dimensions to account for domestic policy preference. The…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Political Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Public Policy
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Coles, Jeremy T.; Carstens, Brittany A.; Wright, Jennifer M.; Williams, Robert L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2015
The study determined whether or not a predominantly Caucasian sample (N = 187) attending a southeastern state's major public university embraced political policies consistent with their self-identified political ideology. The findings showed that the highest percentage of students identified with a conservative ideology and that a much lower…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Congruence (Psychology)
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Koven, Steven G.; Khan, Mobin – Journal of School Choice, 2014
School choice is presented by some as a panacea to the challenges facing education in the United States. Acceptance of choice as a solution, however, is far from universal. This article examines two possible contributors to choice adoption: ideology and political culture. Political culture was found to better explain the complex phenomenon of…
Descriptors: School Choice, Ideology, Political Attitudes, Political Influences
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Martins Teixeira, Adla Betsaida – Gender and Education, 2019
This viewpoint article discusses the growing threat to human rights in Brazil, specifically on gender and political ideologies. Brazil has a progressive Constitution that guarantees basic human rights to all Brazilians, including that of choice of gender. In the last few years, pressure groups, particularly religious groups, have increasingly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Political Issues, Ideology
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Bell, Les; Stevenson, Howard – Management in Education, 2015
The environment in which school leaders and teachers work is shaped by educational policy. Policy is, in turn, derived from the dominant political ideologies at any particular time. The interrelationship between ideology and policy shapes both the overall organization of education and the operational practices and procedures of staff in schools…
Descriptors: Public Education, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Laufer, Avital; Solomon, Zahava – Youth & Society, 2010
The article examines the associations between political ideology and level of psychological symptoms in youth exposed to terror attacks. The study included 2,999 7th to 10th graders from various parts of Israel. Political ideology was examined in two ways: (a) as a content dimension: "political stand"--holding right, centrist, or left…
Descriptors: Ideology, Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Political Attitudes
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Parikh, Sejal B.; Ceballos, Peggy; Post, Phyllis – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
The authors used a correlational research design to examine how belief in a just world, political ideology, socioeconomic status of family of origin, and percentage of racial minority clients were related to social justice advocacy attitudes among play therapists. A multiple regression was used to analyze the data. Results indicated that belief in…
Descriptors: Play Therapy, Social Justice, Ideology, Socioeconomic Status
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Johnson, David R.; Zhang, Liang – Educational Researcher, 2020
Using a data set that captures the introduction and enactment of "campus carry" bills between 2004 and 2016, we examined how the state policy adoption and diffusion framework explains the policy process related to allowing concealed weapons on the campuses of U.S. colleges and universities. Panel data logistic regression analyses…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, State Legislation, Weapons
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Rosenwald, Mitchell; Wiener, Diane R.; Smith-Osborne, Alexa; Smith, Christine M. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2012
This article examines political ideology and its implications as a newer diversity variable within social work education. Responding to internal assessments and external critiques of social work education, the dynamics of how diverse political ideologies might manifest in 5 core course concentrations--human behavior in the social environment,…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Ideology, Social Work, Core Curriculum
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Wegemer, Christopher M.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This article examines early childhood antecedents of adults' political orientation. Using longitudinal data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, we investigate associations between parenting beliefs and behaviors, child temperament, and attachment security during early…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Political Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Parenting Styles
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Pang, Yunge – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2019
China is a multi-ethnic nation. However, formal education often neglects differences in ethnicity, and school music education tends to marginalize the musics of ethnic minorities, owing to the government's political ideology of maintaining national unity. Thus, ethnic musics incorporated in teaching materials are often politicized and tokenized,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Social Justice, Ethnic Groups
McAvoy, Paula; Fine, Rebecca; Ward, Ann Herrera – Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), 2016
In this report, the authors present findings from their analysis of social studies state standards. The following questions guided their work: (1) To what extent do middle and high school (grades 8-12) history and civics state standards support teaching about political parties? For the states that do include language about political parties, what…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Social Studies, Politics
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