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Verbytska, Polina; Guyver, Robert; Kendzor, Petro – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to provide information on the main tendencies across the transformation of the official holidays calendar in Ukraine over the last decades and to demonstrate its influence on school celebrations. Also discussed here is the role of these factors in the parallel but sometimes contradictory processes of the students' civic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patriotism, Holidays, Ceremonies
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Sandahl, Johan – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: This article examines high school students' understanding of the welfare state as a political issue and discusses how it can be approached in the classroom. The study was conducted within a social-science educational context and departs from a perspective from which educational goals can be seen as intrinsic (goals closely connected to…
Descriptors: Political Science, Teaching Methods, Social Systems, Welfare Services
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Bacia, Ewa – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The article intends to analyse the manner in which banished soldiers are presented in the new history curriculum at schools in Poland as an example of the politics of memory. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis is a case study of the phenomenon of banished soldiers in the Polish public discourse. It includes the following issues:…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Case Studies, Politics, Memory
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Lamb, Michael; Taylor-Collins, Emma; Silverglate, Cameron – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: This article integrates two distinct discourses to show how an Aristotelian account of character education can supply a valuable framework for developing a habit of social action. Approach: We use a review of relevant secondary literature, a documentary analysis of #iwill materials, and an Aristotelian conceptual framework to analyse the…
Descriptors: Values Education, Foreign Countries, Social Action, Case Studies
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Giorgetti, Filiz Meseci – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how the socio-political rituals such as national festivals and student pledges have changed in the Turkish Republic primary schools over the last twenty years. Method: The data used to achieve this purpose was collected from four different sources; the applicable legislation, statements of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Cultural Activities, Ceremonies
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Kopinska, Violetta – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to reconstruct the shape of current civic education in Polish schools. Methodology: The results of the analysis presented in this article are based on the following research question: What shape of civic education can be reconstructed on the basis of the researched sources? The method of collecting data is finding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship Education, Core Curriculum
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Linchenko, Andrei; Golovashina, Oksana – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: This article is devoted to the description and comparative analysis of the commemorations of Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War in the practice of Soviet and Russian school education, based on the example of the two regions of Central Russia (Tambov and Lipetsk region). The purpose of the article is to study the features of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holidays, World History, War
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Rampton, Ben; Cooke, Mel; Holmes, Sam – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper introduces Stroud's 'Linguistic Citizenship', a concept committed to democratic participation, to voice, to the heterogeneity of linguistic resources and to the political value of sociolinguistic understanding. Approach: It first outlines Linguistic Citizenship's links with the ethnographic sociolinguistics inspired by Hymes,…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Citizenship, Ethnography, Multilingualism
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Said, Fatma – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This sociolinguistic paper discusses the relationship between language and belonging from the perspective of Arabic-English speaking bilinguals. It explores what knowledge of language(s) means for the minority language speaker and investigates the challenges, consequences and opportunities multilingualism poses for its speakers in a…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Correlation, Semitic Languages, Bilingualism
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Akbulut, Melisa; Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
The seventh International Social Studies Education Symposium [ISSES] (Uluslararasi Sosyal Bilgiler Egitimi Sempozyumu, [USBES]) was held at Kirsehir Ahi Evran University in 2018 and many domestic and international researchers coming from different regions of the world participated. The symposium had two main themes; the first one was "Social…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Reflection
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Chimbutane, Feliciano – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: Despite the formal political decolonization of much of the world, the colonial legacy continues to prevail around the globe, in particular in the Global South. This article explores the interface of language, education and citizenship in Mozambique, with special reference to the role of education and language ideologies in forging the…
Descriptors: Political Influences, Foreign Policy, Citizenship Education, Language Role
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Kegel, Andreas Stephan – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: Teaching social science might benefit from using students' metaphorical understanding. Metaphors help people to better understand abstract concepts by breaking them down into more familiar ones. This essay attempts to approximate students' metaphors of politics to improve social science education's efforts in shaping politically mature…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Social Sciences, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Børhaug, Kjetil; Borgund, Solveig – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: To understand what motivates students for social studies. Design: Social studies as a school subject is defined in terms of its contents (knowledge, skills, values), by its teaching methods and by the organisational regulation of how students and teachers should engage in the subject. Student motivation for these components of social…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Lewis, Kelly; Davies, Ian – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This study evaluates stances toward and characterizations of bilingual education by US editorial and letter-to-the-editor writers from 2006-2016 with references to perspectives offered in academic outputs. We are principally interested in bilingual education that supports English language proficiency (rather than heritage language…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Letters (Correspondence), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Albanesi, Cinzia – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: In this article we investigated how the Italian school curricula incorporated European and national recommendations concerning European and Citizenship education, analysing how much and which kind of space is devoted to Europe and active citizenship in Italian high school textbooks. Design/methodology/approach: We selected a sample of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, High School Students, Textbook Content
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