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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 31, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The value of concentration schools as appreciated by Moroccans, Turks, and unskilled Belgians in Brussels

    Lieven De Rycke & Marc Swyngedouw

    Over the past few years, the number of schools with relatively high numbers of immigrants’ children seems to have increased sharply in certain suburbs of Brussels. No ethnic group is in favor of... More

    pp. 267-281

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  2. Processes of homogenization in the Muslim educational world in Brussels

    Monique Renaerts

    Many practicing Muslims have a faith-based perception of education. This could point to a tendency towards meta-ethnic homogenization (and, hence, segregation). Unlike the dynamics described in the... More

    pp. 283-294

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  3. Schools and their undocumented Polish and “Romany Gypsy” pupils

    Sigrid Bafekr

    The purpose of the study was to examine the educational attitudes and practices of two groups who can be regarded as extreme forms of integration and non-integration among undocumented immigrants. ... More

    pp. 295-302

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  4. The expression of guilt by Moroccan adolescents:: ethnocentric interpretations by Wester teachers and social workers

    Philip Hermans

    Many Belgian teachers who have Moroccan pupils and students in their classes hold the idea that Moroccans do not really have a sense of guilt. The same idea is also expressed in several Dutch and... More

    pp. 303-316

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  5. Cultural hybridism and self-categorization: trilingually and biculturally scholarized adolescents in Brussels

    Johan Leman

    Adolescents who have attended “bicultural and trilingual” primary schools followed by Dutch-speaking secondary schools were questioned at the end of their school careers. The focus of the questions... More

    pp. 317-326

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  6. Multilingualism and education in South Africa: one year on

    Peter Pluddemann

    After a short presentation of the relative status of the different languages (and dialects) in the greater Cape Town area, an overview is given of recent debates and developments in the language... More

    pp. 327-340

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  7. School as a structuring force in interethnic hybridism

    Johan Leman

    Hybridism occurs on two levels. The first is the interethnic context in which the pupil is situated; the second is the personal life of the pupil himself or herself. A governmental authority first ... More

    pp. 341-353

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