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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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Arensmeier, Cecilia – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: The aim of the article is to examine civic education in Sweden with regard to equality, by comparing curricula and textbooks for social studies in different tracks in upper-secondary school. Method: The study is based on qualitative text analysis, with quantitative features. The analysis maps themes covered, the extent and depth of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries, Textbooks
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Šulíková, Jana – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: In light of the public resistance towards the deepening of European integration (EI) and the role that education is anticipated to have in supporting the process, this paper examines the conceptualisation of EI in lower secondary textbooks for History, Geography and Civics. Specifically, the paper asks whether EI is conceived of as a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, History Instruction, Geography Instruction, Social Change
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Haav, Kaarel – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This article aims at elaboration of a relevant framework for European identity and citizenship. On this basis, comparative studies like ICSS, Estonian curricula, civic syllabuses and textbooks will be critically reviewed. Methods: The framework relies on former studies on democracy and education. The work also draws on normative materials…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Evaluation
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Piedade, Filipe; Ribeiro, Norberto; Loff, Manuel; Neves, Tiago; Menezes, Isabel – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: To investigate how EU related contents are represented in Portuguese upper secondary school textbooks of History and English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Design/methodology/approach: The study performs a textbook analysis on two History textbooks and three EFL textbooks to explore if and how EU related topics are addressed. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Textbooks, History Instruction
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Eriksen, Kristin Gregers – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: The aim of this article is to discuss to what extent and in what ways the Sami people are included in national imaginary in textbooks. The article sheds critical light on important aspects of democracy, inclusion and multiculturalism in education through the example of indigenous peoples in Norway. The article also explores what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Minority Groups, Democracy
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Sampermans, Dorien; Isac, Maria Magdalena; Claes, Ellen – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This article assesses how different aspects of the school climate relate to students' intended future electoral engagement. Until now, political socialization researchers found evidence for a relation between formal citizenship education in school and students' participation levels. There is less consensus, however, in how multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Citizen Participation, Elections
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Blennow, Katarina – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: The paper explores what emotions do in social science education through two specific cases and discusses the relation between emotion and politicization in the subject education. Method/approach: The cases are selected from an on-going dissertation project that uses interviews, video and observations in examining how social science…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Teaching Methods, Emotional Response, Political Attitudes
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