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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 33, Number 6

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Educational opportunities for Chinese in Malaysia

    Ya-Fang Chiu

    Malaysia is a multi-ethnic country with three main ethnic groups: Malays, Chinese, and Indians. Malays are the largest ethnic group, comprising 57% of the population. Unlike the majority population... More

    pp. 585-591

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  2. The politics, policies, and practices in linguistic minority education in the People's Republic of China: the case of Tibet

    Bonnie Johnson

    Like many nations, China faces the dilemma of designing an education system that, on the one hand, promotes national unity and economic development and, on the other, is sensitive to the unique... More

    pp. 593-600

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  3. Educational policy for Korean students in Japan

    Motoko Akiba

    Koreans constitute one of the largest minority groups in Japan. Currently, both North Korean and South Korean schools are suffering from declining enrollments. Part of the reason for this... More

    pp. 601-609

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  4. Refugee education in Croatia: ethnic conflict and ethnic identity

    Darcy Naumowicz

    This chapter focuses on the attempt by Croatian leaders to use educational policies to incorporate ethnic minorities into the societal mainstream and create an ideal contemporary Croatian citizen. ... More

    pp. 611-620

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  5. Navajo transition to higher education: knowledge systems, cultural values, and educational policies

    Alexander W Wiseman

    The purpose of this chapter is to explore the problems in school-to-college transitions for Native Americans, particularly the Navajo. Two possible explanations are given. First, the transition is ... More

    pp. 621-629

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  6. Muslims as a minority in the United States

    Naif H Al-Romi

    The purpose of this chapter is to examine how Muslims operate within and outside of the US public education system. The case of Muslims in the US is instructive because, as a group, their religious... More

    pp. 631-638

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  7. Hispanics: a problem of definition in higher education policies

    Gabriela Mendez, M. Fernanda Astiz & Yolima Beltran

    The purpose of this chapter is to address a fundamental question: how can educational policies be effectively evaluated if the definition of the target population is blurry? In the United States,... More

    pp. 639-648

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