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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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Schild, Isabella; Breitfuss, Judith – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
When the politician Roman Haider of the party Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ--Freedom Party of Austria) caused the interruption of a lecture about political extremism in an Austrian school in spring 2017, a heated debate erupted over the place of politics in school education. While Haider accused the lecturer of political propaganda,…
Descriptors: Civics, Case Studies, Propaganda, Foreign Countries
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Santos, Hugo; da Silva, Sofia Marques; Menezes, Isabel – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This article explores different strands of educational discourse about sexual diversity in Portuguese schools, from the students' perspectives. Method: The methodological approach consisted in conducting focus groups discussions: 36 with 232 young students (H = 106, M = 126) in 12 public secondary schools. Findings: Students reveal a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Diversity
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Kuang, Xiaoxue; Kennedy, Kerry J.; Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: Literature indicates that open classroom climate (OCC) is a positive influence on civic outcomes. Few studies have explored factors that appear to facilitate OCC. Most research on OCC has focused on Western countries. The emphasis has been on individual student characteristics related to OCC with little attention made to school level…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Individual Characteristics
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Homana, Gary A. – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: Lave and Wenger's Communities of Practice is presented as a conceptual framework for examining extracurricular activities as a part of democratic schools' contribution to students' civic engagement. Data from the IEA Civic Education Study is analyzed to investigate research questions on the association between participation in two civic…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Political Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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Martinache, Igor – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This article aims at presenting the original design of the teaching of Economic and Social Sciences (SES) in the French High School and at demonstrating that the issue of pluralism lies at the core of the various controversies surrounding it since its creation. Approach: This article is based on more than 40 interviews with SES teachers…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Social Sciences, Cultural Pluralism, High Schools
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Graupe, Silja; Steffestun, Theresa – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: Cognitive Linguistics has repeatedly pointed out the major significance of metaphors. In particular, metaphors are highly effective in the context of political and economic discourse. We analyze the as yet ignored use of metaphors in standard economic textbooks as exemplified by Paul A. Samuelson and N. Gregory Mankiw. The following will…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Teaching Experience
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Andersson, Pernilla – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper presents a study of the roles of a business person privileged by teachers when the concept of 'sustainable development' is incorporated into the subject of business economics. Methodology: A logics approach to discourse analysis was used to analyse the empirical material, which consisted of video recorded observations in five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics Education, Sustainable Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Borge, Julie A. Ødegaard – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine mock elections as political education in school, taking the Norwegian case as an empirical example. Methodology: This study's qualitative content analysis is based on data collected through fieldwork in five upper secondary schools in the Western region of Norway, through observations and in 18…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Political Attitudes
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