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Education in 'multicultural' societies : Turkish and Swedish perspectives /
edited by Marie Carlson, Annika Rabo and Fatma Gök
imprint
[Stockholm] : Svenska forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul ; London ; New York : Distributor, I.B. Tauris, [2007]
description
268 p. ; 28 cm
ISBN
9186884204, 9789186884208
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Book
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imprint
[Stockholm] : Svenska forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul ; London ; New York : Distributor, I.B. Tauris, [2007]
isbn
9186884204
9789186884208
general note
"The work for this volume started during 17-18 October 2005 with a workshop at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul."--Pref.
catalogue key
7071674
 
Includes bibliographical references
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Summaries
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This book contributes to the critical analysis of education. Broad in its scope, it covers areas such as the challenges in multicultural education, educational institutions and identity formations, strategies for empowerment and topics including gender, informal education, religion and education, nationalism, ethnicity, youth and adult education. The distinguished international contributors to his volume work in the fields of education, sociology, religious studies, linguistics, anthropology, folklore and cultural studies and bring their expertise together in the first book to analyse education in these two societies.
Main Description
For more than a century education has been considered the linchpin of modernity and intimately linked to the development of both the nation and the individual citizen. During this time educational debates have also underlined the crisis and obstacles in organising and transmitting the "right" kind of education. Both Turkey and Sweden can be considered multicultural societies but the meanings and expressions of "multicultural" are contested both within and across the two national contexts. 'Education in 'Multicultural' Societies' contributes to the critical analysis of education. Broad in its scope, it covers areas such as the challenges in multicultural education, educational institutions and identity formations, strategies for empowerment and topics including gender, informal education, religion and education, nationalism, ethnicity, youth and adult education. The distinguished international contributors to his volume work in the fields of education, sociology, religious studies, linguistics, anthropology, folklore and cultural studies and bring their expertise together in the first book to analyse education in these two societies.
Main Description
For more than a century education has been considered the linchpin of modernity and intimately linked to the development of both the nation and the individual citizen. During this time educational debates have also underlined the crisis and obstacles in organising and transmitting the 'right' kind of education. Both Turkey and Sweden can be considered multicultural societies but the meanings and expressions of 'multicultural' are contested both within and across the two national contexts. 'Education in 'Multicultural' Societies' contributes to the critical analysis of education. Broad in its scope, it covers areas such as the challenges in multicultural education, educational institutions and identity formations, strategies for empowerment and topics including gender, informal education, religion and education, nationalism, ethnicity, youth and adult education. The distinguished international contributors to his volume work in the fields of education, sociology, religious studies, linguistics, anthropology, folklore and cultural studies and bring their expertise together in the first book to analyse education in these two societies.
Main Description
For more than a century education has been considered the linchpin of modernity and intimately linked to the development of both the nation and the individual citizen. During this time educational debates have also underlined the crisis and obstacles in organising and transmitting the Â"rightÂ" kind of education. Both Turkey and Sweden can be considered multicultural societies but the meanings and expressions of Â"multiculturalÂ" are contested both within and across the two national contexts. Â'Education in 'Multicultural' Societies' contributes to the critical analysis of education. Broad in its scope, it covers areas such as the challenges in multicultural education, educational institutions and identity formations, strategies for empowerment and topics including gender, informal education, religion and education, nationalism, ethnicity, youth and adult education. The distinguished international contributors to his volume work in the fields of education, sociology, religious studies, linguistics, anthropology, folklore and cultural studies and bring their expertise together in the first book to analyse education in these two societies.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Challenges in Multicultural Education
Historical Ethnography of a Multicultural Education: A Critical Memory of the 1970s-80s
Reorganising Teacher Education in Sweden: Paradoxes of Diversity
Educating little Solders and Little Ayses: Militarised and Gendered Citizenship in Turkish Textbooks
Multilingual Education: A Swedish Perspective
Educational Institutions and Identity Formations
Girls’
Institutes in the Early Period of the Turkish Republic
Women, Education and Development in Turkey
Images and Values in Textbooks and in Practice: Language Courses for Immigrants in Sweden
Reflections on Pupils’
Talk about Religion in Sweden
The Making of a Good Citizen and Conscious Muslim through Public Education: The Case of Imam Hatip Schools
Strategies for Empowerment
Crossing Boundaries? Complexities and Drawbacks to Gendered Success Stories
IMECE: A Women’s Self-Empowerment Practice in a Shantytown of Istanbul
(In)formal Institutions, Culture and Educating Migrant Girls: The View from Berlin
Microphone Prophets and Schooling outside School: The Global Tribe of Hip-Hop and Immigrant Youth in ‘the New Sweden’
Appendices
The History and Development of Turkish Education
Development of the Swedish Educational System
Index
Introduction
Challenges in Multicultural Education
Historical Ethnography of a Multicultural Education: A Critical Memory of the 1970s-80s
Reorganising Teacher Education in Sweden: Paradoxes of Diversity
Educating little Solders and Little Ayses: Militarised and Gendered Citizenship in Turkish Textbooks
Multilingual Education: A Swedish Perspective
Educational Institutions and Identity Formations
Girls’
Institutes in the Early Period of the Turkish Republic
Women, Education and Development in Turkey
Images and Values in Textbooks and in Practice: Language Courses for Immigrants in Sweden
Reflections on Pupils’
Talk about Religion in Sweden
The Making of a Good Citizen and Conscious Muslim through Public Education: The Case of Imam Hatip Schools
Strategies for Empowerment
Crossing Boundaries? Complexities and Drawbacks to Gendered Success Stories
IMECE: A Women’s Self-Empowerment Practice in a Shantytown of Istanbul
(In)formal Institutions, Culture and Educating Migrant Girls: The View from Berlin
Microphone Prophets and Schooling outside School: The Global Tribe of Hip-Hop and Immigrant Youth in ‘the New Sweden’
Appendices
The History and Development of Turkish Education
Development of the Swedish Educational System
Index
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