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Education for Learning and Democracy: Frameworks and Models

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction A report from the US Department of Education ‘Status Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities’ ( Aud et al., 2010) examined the educational progress and challenges of students in the Unites States...

Introduction: Education and Reconciliation

Julia Paulson

Julia Paulson is Lecturer in the School of Education at Bath Spa University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...‘That teacher used to belong to Shining Path’, a colleague said to me as we left a meeting in the Andean town of Puquio, Peru, in 2004. We were working, together with local education authorities, on a project that used Peru’s recent Truth...

Introduction

Chris Atkin

Chris Atkin is Professor of Education at Liverpool Hope University, UK, where he is Director of Graduate Studies and Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...For policy makers and practitioners around the globe the role of education in promoting social cohesion and functional skills continues to be a contested area. Each of the authors in this volume Education and Minorities in the series...

The United States: Learning about Native American History

Teaching History and the Changing Nation State : Transnational and Intranational Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Like many post-colonial nations, the United States has a long legacy of injustice against its native peoples. Native American [Footnote 1: The proper terminology to refer to the first known inhabitants of North America is still in debate...

Multiculturalism: The US Perspective

Massimiliano Tarozzi

Massimiliano Tarozzi is Associate Professor in Education at the Department Life Quality Studies, University of Bologna, Italy, and was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is the editor of Encyclopaideia: Journal of Phenomenology and Education and Chair of the institution governing educational services in Bologna, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres is Distinguished Professor of Education, UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies, Founding Director of the Paulo Freire Institutes in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and at UCLA, and Past President of the Comparative International Education Society (CIES). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Citizenship Education and the Crises of Multiculturalism : Comparative Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Theories of multiculturalism and education Any systematic analysis of the burgeoning multiculturalism literature in education (Banks and Banks, 1995; Banks, 2009; Grant and Portera, 2011; Sleeter, 1996; Sleeter and Grant, 1999...

Educating Minorities and Developing Community Cohesion in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction After the terrible events of the 1994 Genocide, Rwanda has made significant strides to ensure that everyone in the country sees themselves as being first and foremost Rwandan. This is an understandable attempt to get rid...

Education for the Swedish-speaking Minority in Finland

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction The phrase ‘education and minorities’ often conjures up the image of oppression, disadvantage and hardship. However, this is not always the situation. The case of the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland counteracts...

Overview of Childhood (Canada)

Pam Whitty

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Pam Whitty is a professor and codirector of the Early Childhood Centre at the University of New Brunswick, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rachael Bell

Rachael Bell is a postgraduate student at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, and a French immersion teacher in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melanie Cortes

Melanie Cortes is a postgraduate student at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, and Regional Director of Early Childhood Education, Anglophone North, New Brunswick. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Theoretical approaches to childhood and childhood studies In Canada, theoretical approaches to childhood and childhood studies have shifted from traditional approaches, often norming children into a monocultural society, to approaches...

New Zealand: Māori Education in Aotearoa

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Māori education in Aotearoa New Zealand today is shaped by a number of socio-historical forces. The gaping disparity in outcomes between indigenous Māori students and Pākehā (New Zealand Europeans) has its genesis...

Australia: Aboriginal Education

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction: learning in traditional Aboriginal society Education is mostly thought of in institutional terms as formal schooling and as an artefact of ‘advanced’ cultures (East or West). Both conceptions are false. Aboriginal education...