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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 23, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. How multicultural is the school in “multicultural society”? A Belgian case study

    Eugeen Roosens

    The competition for efficiency that governs the production of goods and services throughout the world is in part determined by the structure of the non-man-made material world. Not all techniques... More

    pp. 11-21

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  2. Cultural practices and ethnicity: Diversifications among Turkish young women

    Chris Timmerman

    In this chapter we will analyze some “objectively” observed cultural practices of young Turkish immigrant women. We complement this “etic” perspective with the “emic” point of view, in which ethnic... More

    pp. 23-32

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  3. Moroccan immigrants and school success

    Philip Hermans

    All kinds of cultural and structural influences have their effects on the school performance of minority students. Some of these influences are discussed and, it is shown that an optimistic belief ... More

    pp. 33-43

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  4. Controlled internationalization: The case of kikokushijo from Belgium

    Lin Pang Ching

    Education, as an institutional tool to shape and bundle the social behavior and the minds of future generations into a basic form of national unity, has always occupied a special position in... More

    pp. 45-56

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  5. The concept of educación: Latino family values and American schooling

    Leslie Reese, Silvia Balzano, Ronald Gallimore & Claude Goldenberg

    Do traditional, agrarian values put minority culture children at a disadvantage in North American schools? The available results are mixed. In this chapter we attempt to “unpack” some of the... More

    pp. 57-81

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  6. The hidden persistence of immigrant “dropouts”: Distortions, blank spots and blind spots in research on schooling careers

    Donald A. Hansen, JoEllen Fisherkeller & Vicky A. Johnson

    High dropout rates of Hispanic students have been documented repeatedly in recent decades. Nationwide, the percentage of 16- to 24-year old Hispanics who are reported as dropouts is almost four... More

    pp. 83-105

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