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International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education

January 2016 Volume 1, Number 1

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Heritage, Identity, and Learning at Stake: Marginalization in a Diverse Spanish Class

    Elizabeth Goulette, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States

    A surge of diverse heritage language learners in American schools has contradicted the longstanding ideology that this population is monolithic. Previous theories about separating foreign language ... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. Analytical and Methodological Considerations for the Use of Social Categories in Identity Research

    Saija Benjamin & Arniika Kuusisto, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

    This paper examines the limitations of measuring identities as based on pre-selected categories, such as ‘immigrant' or ‘Third Culture Kid', within which the individuals are placed according to... More

    pp. 13-27

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  3. The Subjective Side of Success: Children's Stories of a Good Life

    Heidi Layne, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; Edda Óskarsdóttir, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; Hanna Niittymäki, Peace Education Institute, Helsinki, Finland

    This paper presents a case study conducted in one elementary school in Helsinki, Finland, during a four-week project that began on the UN day of children's rights in 2013. According to the 12th and... More

    pp. 28-41

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  4. French Immersion “So Why Would You do Something Like That to a Child?”: Issues of Advocacy, Accessibility, and Inclusion

    Renée Bourgoin, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

    French Immersion (FI) continues to grow in popularity and diversity across Canada. However, the suitability of immersion for academically challenged students has often been questioned. This study... More

    pp. 42-58

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