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Aviv Cohen – Multicultural Education Review, 2024
Recently, there has been a focus on the experiences of students who belong to society's dominant groups. One aspect of this focus is on the resistance to multicultural concepts. While some studies have explored cultural identity as a cause of this resistance, more explorations from a social-pedagogical perspective are needed. This qualitative case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Majors, Undergraduate Students, Jews
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Bhowmik, Miron Kumar; Chan, Aaron Hin-Tat; Halse, Christine Margaret – Multicultural Education Review, 2022
This article examines a new element in the cultural politics of multicultural Hong Kong, namely the emergence of racism towards ethnic and other minorities in on-line discussion forums. To gauge the extent of this problem, we examined 2,918 on-line reader commentaries about the 249 news articles on ethnic minorities published by the South China…
Descriptors: Racism, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Kohvakka, Tanja – Multicultural Education Review, 2022
Finland has long been culturally and linguistically varied and continues to grow even more diverse every year. However, this heterogeneity has not been reflected in the country's history curriculum, which has traditionally been built on the idea of a homogenous Finnish nation. This study examines the representation of both old and new minorities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups
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Ciampa, Katia; Reisboard, Dana M. – Multicultural Education Review, 2021
The single-site case study described herein is part of a two-year professional development (PD) initiative aimed at helping teachers from an urban elementary (K-8) school learn how to implement explicit, transactional comprehension strategy instruction across grades using culturally relevant books. This paper describes the urban elementary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Urban Schools, Culturally Relevant Education, Faculty Development
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Ruales, Shelanee Theresa P.; Agirdag, Orhan; Van Petegem, Wim – Multicultural Education Review, 2020
This study developed and validated an instrument to measure the multicultural sensitivity among pre-service teachers. Items capturing the concept of multicultural sensitivity were developed through literature review, open-ended questionnaires, interviews, and focus-group discussions. The items were checked for content validity and then tested in…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Stress Variables
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Johnson, Lauri; Caraballo, Limarys – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper traces the beginnings of multicultural policies and programs in New York City and London during the 1980s. Using Caraballo's analysis of intercultural and intergroup programs as a model, we apply Bell's (1980) principle of interest convergence to examine the antecedents in both cities and detail how multicultural policies and programs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Multicultural Education, Educational History
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Kim, Hyungryeol; Byun, Soo-yong – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This study investigated whether a country's policy context for immigrant integration was related to native adolescents' attitudes towards ethnic minorities in European countries, using data from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. We found that students in a country with more inclusive and multiculturalist policies for…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Integration, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents
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Xu, Jianwei; Huang, Hui – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper examines the ways in which authentic conversation provides a sociocultural resource for developing the cultural competence of learners of Chinese as a heritage language in Australia. It draws upon language socialization as a theoretical framework to study the interconnected processes of linguistic and cultural learning in interactional…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Sociocultural Patterns, Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning
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Kong, Peggy A.; Yu, Xiaoran – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper seeks to understand why the educational experiences of ethnic minority Chinese lag behind the educational experiences of Han Chinese through the lens of multiculturalism education. We conduct a critical discourse analysis of educational laws and policies from 1982 to 2012 to trace how multicultural education is articulated in Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism
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Kim, Joon K.; Basile, Vincent; Jaime-Diaz, Jesus; Black, Ray – Multicultural Education Review, 2018
This essay examines how the projects seeking to promote "damunhwa," literally translated as multi-culture, in South Korea inadvertently reinforce cultural stereotypes and reproduce cultural hierarchies. Unlike many studies that focus on discrimination against racial or ethnic minority populations, this paper argues that the seemingly…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries
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Jackson, Liz; Nesterova, Yulia – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
Racial and ethnic minorities experience misrecognition, prejudice and discrimination in Hong Kong. In response to these challenges, multicultural education there aims to enable young people to recognize diversity in a more tolerant, open-minded way. Educators have been encouraged to not rely only on textbooks, but to include news and digital media…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries
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van Driel, Barry – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
This paper examines reasons for teaching about the Holocaust in countries only marginally impacted by these events. Against the backdrop of a recent global study showing that anti-Semitism is still quite pervasive around the globe, an attempt is made to show in what ways teaching about the Holocaust can affect attitudes of young people toward…
Descriptors: War, Crime, Jews, Teaching Methods
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Csereklye, Erzsebet – Multicultural Education Review, 2014
The European discourse of multicultural education almost exclusively addresses the experiences of Western Europe. Countries in Eastern and Central Europe have experienced not only different ways of economic and political development in the 20th century, but also different constructs of social, especially ethnic diversity. In the CEE region the…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Younghan – Multicultural Education Review, 2013
The public school classroom in the United States has been getting more diverse, linguistically and ethnically. Immigrant and second/third generation students learn American culture and norms from messages conveyed through mainstream media like internet, advertisements, films, newspapers, TV, and magazines. Their self-perceptions, perspectives…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, News Media, Self Concept, Immigrants