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Book Description At a time of great global uncertainty and instability, communities face fracturing from the increasing influence of extremist movements hostile to democratic and multicultural norms. Europe and the West have grown increasingly polarised in recent years, beset with financial crises, political instability, the rise of malicious actor...
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[To appear in Wen, Z., Skehan, P. & Sparks, R. (edited), Language aptitude theory and practice. Cambridge: CUP Press. 2022] An aptitude model for translation and interpreting: Insights from translanguaging theory Han Lili, Wen Zhisheng, Zi-yu Lin & Li Wei Abstract The past two decades have witnessed translanguaging theory (Li, 2018) making its fo...
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It may certainly be said that nothing can be assumed about Shakespeare: on the one hand, the Elizabethan poet seems to be thriving, with more editions, productions, studies, and translations appearing every year; on the other hand, in a time of global crisis and decolonization, the question of why Shakespeare is relevant at all is now more pertinen...
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Objective Pediatric solid organ transplantation (SOT) is a chronic condition that impacts the whole family system. The objective of this study is to evaluate psychopathology, family stress, and coping strategies in families of SOT recipients compared to families of healthy children and adolescents. Moreover, it analyzes if the stress related to the...
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This study explores the perceived congruence of effective values of nursing leadership between the nurse leaders and the staff nurses in a multicultural tertiary hospital. Methods: This is a descriptive sequential mixed-methods study conducted in a multicultural medical city in Saudi Arabia. Purposive sampling was used in the qualitative phase, whi...
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Interfaith marriage is currently being widely discussed and is actually not a new thing for the multicultural Indonesian people. The marriage has occurred in the community (in various social dimensions) and has been going on for a long time. However, it does not also mean that the issue of interfaith marriage is not a problem, in fact it tends to a...
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Eğitim tarihi kısaca, bir toplumun eğitim açısından geçirdiği tarihi evrelerdir. Bu bir anlamda eğitimin çeşitli dönem ve çağlarda geçirdiği dönüşümün tarihsel arka plan bilgisidir. Her toplumun farklı bir eğitim geçmişi ve eğitim politikası vardır. Toplumlar, kendi siyasi ve toplumsal beklenti ve hedeflerine göre bireyi eğitim sürecinden geçirir....
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This research was a participatory action research which aimed to develop and study the results of art education teaching and learning management for student teachers to have multicultural competence according to Gay’s (2001) culturally relevant pedagogy with the content integration of Bank and Bank’s (2005) concept. The sample in this research cons...
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The novel "Kai Chand Thy Sar-e-Asman" written by a famous critic, researcher, poet, short story writer, translator, and writer "Shams ur Rehman Farooqi" was derived from the eventual history of the Subcontinent during the 18th and beginning of 19th century; including the era of British Imperialism and demise of Mughal Empire. The events occur and e...
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Located in the easternmost part of Turkey, Igdir Province is notable for its multicultural structure and lies at the crossroads of different civilizations and throughout history the region has been inhabited by Turks, Kurds, Armenians, Russians and Iranians. Azerbaijani Shiite Turks living in Igdir differ not only in religious context but also cult...
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In this study we measured the effect of COIL on intercultural competence development using a quasi-experimental design. Our sample consisted of 108 undergraduate students from two universities, one located in the Netherlands (NL) and one in the United States (US). Students’ self-reported intercultural competence was measured using a pre-post survey...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted social interactions and coexistence around the globe in dimensions that go far beyond health issues. In the case of the Global South, the pandemic has developed along with growing South-South migratory movements, becoming another key factor that might reinforce social conflict in increasingly multicultural areas a...
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Bilingualism and polylinguism necessitate the development of multilingual competence of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The specific feature of the study of languages as an academic discipline lies in the teaching of communicative activities. The purpose of this study was to investigate the aspects of training a future teacher-psychologist...
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Due to increased global mobility and the unprecedented forces of globalisation, the world has become increasingly diverse. We are all witnesses to social, cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity in schools and early childhood services. Research on multilingualism and multiculturalism in primary and secondary school settings is well documented (e...
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Relations between the ethnic majority and minorities in Croatia have been developing under the influence of different circumstances. Hence we expect different social contexts to shape social identities of the majority and the minorities in different ways. The relationship between social identities and attitudes towards multicultur- alism and assimi...
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The multicultural era requires habituative awareness of diversity in schools as a praxis of multicultural education to instill awareness of diversity. This study aims to obtain a model of implementation of multicultural education in building harmony in diversity in schools. The research method uses qualitative with a case study approach. Data colle...
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Internationalization of higher education’s agricultural disciplines is essential to account for agrifood system trends toward globalization and multiculturalism. Professional and academic associations can play a formative role preparing graduate students for their agricultural careers. Guided by socialization theory, this needs assessment explores...
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Menashe Rabinovitz, head of music schools in Tel Aviv and Haifa in British Mandate Palestine, reported in May 1936 to the Tel Aviv municipality's Education and Culture division, about the First International Conference of the Society for Music Education he had attended that April in Prague as Tel Aviv's delegate. Comparing his insights to the prese...
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The city of Amsterdam develops for the most part along the south bank of the IJ canal; the population has evolved over time, thanks to the colonial past, of a strong mul- ticulturalism, also characterized by citizens from both Europe and Africa who tend to give the city a dimension of great socio-cultural openness (Savini et al.). The municipality...
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Working in an international context requires both resilience and flexibility. Every multicultural worker may face distinctive linguistic and cultural challenges but also have precious learning opportunities. This study was motivated by a desire to gain a deeper understanding of the experiences of international employees through the voice of a worke...
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Purpose Considering the role that students’ diverse identifications play in education, this paper aims to contribute to the developing discourse on multicultural education concerning the status of ethnic, religious and linguistic diversity in Iranian upstream educational documents (UEDs). Design/methodology/approach This paper explores the status...
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The lucky cultural characteristics of traditional architecture are of importance. It shows what makes a place unique and the spiritual and material goals people have there. It is thus vital to understand the lucky cultural characteristics of traditional villages. This paper attempts to explore the auspicious cultural attributes of the town. We are...
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Living heritage runs the risk of being lost forever, or frozen as a practice of the past, if not promoted in the community. The preservation of this history, its transmission to following generations, and its ability to transform and adapt to any circumstance, are all made possible by strengthening living heritage. Investigating the function of liv...
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In current contexts of education, educators are tasked with using data, most often without any critical preparation to do so. In this way, data are presented as objective measures of student progress and participation in school without consideration of the systemic and structural influences on that progress and participation. This article reports o...
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El presente artículo de revisión documental, aborda el tema del contexto social e ideológico de la educación multicultural de los países de inmigración, todo esto basado en autores. En el primer hilo conductor de los cuatros establecidos, se aborda el tema de la inmigración y la interculturalidad, allí se hace hincapié en conocer la multiculturalid...
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Purpose: Meeting the needs of Maya children in U.S. schools requires extensive training. Research is lacking in best practices to support students with intersectional identities. This article provides a roadmap centralized on Maya children's experiences, acknowledging the linguistic diversity of Maya immigrants, their language and cultural practic...
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Resumen Este trabajo presenta una reflexión sobre las instituciones policiales en Brasil, con foco en el Estado de Río de Janeiro. Las analiza en una de las que podríamos denominar "democracias administradas", con fuertes componentes populistas y clientelistas, especie que ha sido privilegiada en la actuación de diversas clases polìticas latinoamer...
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Multicultural competencies (MCC)have been widely authorized and put into practice in both trainingand Counsellingprograms. It is deemed as unethical for counselors and psychologists to provide services to apopulation that is culturally dissimilar if they have not had any education and training in multiculturalcompetencies. This study therefore seek...
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In China, the school-based multicultural curriculum development in ethnic minority-concentrated areas has long been disregarded or marginalised. Drawing on case studies in two Yugur-dominant schools in Gansu Province, China, this qualitative study explored how a school-based multicultural curriculum was developed and implemented within the framewor...
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This article is entitled "Multicultural Education in History Learning at SMA Negeri 1 Sitiung". The writing of this article is motivated by the ethnic diversity that exists in the SMA Negeri 1 Sitiung environment. In this school there is a fairly complex diversity such as ethnic, cultural, racial, and religious diversity. Usually this is one of the...
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As most studies focus on the outcomes of multiculturalism, assimilation and colourblindness (MAC) for students, little is known about why schools vary in the diversity approaches that they adopt and the role of the teacher in this process. This study explores how teachers implement MAC diversity approaches and what drives them in doing so. Based on...
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The subject of this study is the phenomenon of racial difference in the literature for children and youth and its reception by a child reader. Our main goal is to describe the nature of reception of this phenomenon and also differences in the reception between child readers of majority and minority background. We are trying to answer this topic thr...
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Socioeconomic mapping employing a spatial technique is essential since it is frequently simpler to comprehend. Spatial mapping is a common technique for illustrating objects in space. This study aims to evaluate the socioeconomic status of coastal communities in Klasabi Village, Sorong Manoi District, Sorong City using a spatial technique. The dist...
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La presente investigación tiene como objetivo determinar la influencia que ejerce la aplicación de metodológicas inclusivas para el desarrollo sostenible en los estudiantes de bachillerato de una unidad educativa. Está fundamentada en teorías constructivista-sociocultural, con una metodología básica explicativa, tiene un enfoque cuantitativo que pe...
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Sexuality is still perceived by some cultures as a taboo subject. Although there is now a more open attitude towards sexuality, the maintenance of virginity is one of the most concerning issues in some religions. The aim of this research is to investigate the sexual behavior of university students and analyze how culture and religion influence the...
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The trend towards internationalization is becoming increasingly important in HEI (higher education institutions ) and universities in many countries. As HEIs become more international, they are increasingly recognized as contributing to the competitiveness of its graduates. Conceptually, internationalization has long been understood as a focus on t...
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As we discussed in Chapter 23, our means of supporting people in coping with the long-lasting effects of language disability are more rooted in counseling, coaching, and education-oriented practices than they are in direct language intervention. Given the life-affecting nature of acquired neurogenic communication disorders, counseling or life coach...
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In recognition of its absolute importance and relevance to every area of clinical practice in neurogenic disorders of communication and cognition, information relevant to multicultural, multilingual, and international content is infused throughout this book. We considered global trends, transnational opportunities, and varying educational and certi...
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The risk is part of what we can point out as a new social paradigm, the result of modernization, of industrial society, in a close relationship between the rationali-ty of wealth production and the production of risks, the latter being the one that manages to predominate over the other distinctive logic and where the logic of the production of risk...
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Purpose In Ghana, cultural competence is not only one of the most important skills required to a speech-language pathologist (SLP), but it is also ubiquitous throughout the country's preprofessional training program. In this article, we describe the field of communication disorders in Ghana as well as culturally responsive strategies SLPs implement...
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Resumo: O presente estudo é fruto do Projeto Carta das Religiões de Odivelas, elaborado pela área de Ciência das Religiões da Universidade Lusófona e realizado no âmbito do Plano Municipal de Integração dos Migrantes (PMIM). Esta é a primeira cartografia religiosa realizada em território português, tendo os dados recolhidos aprofundado questões rel...
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A long-standing challenge in counseling practice is the application of multicultural and social justice competencies through traditional counseling paradigms, many of which uphold systems of oppression. Although contemporary standards for the profession emphasize the need for greater attention to systemic influences on clients’ lives, enacting fram...
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Book review - Since the 1960s and 1970s, the notion in Western democratic societies was that computers, algorithms, and the internet would bring about new opportunities to enhance and improve human lives and help create a better world for all. Today, this optimism has diminished as the Chinese Communist Party seeks to use the new technology used in...
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The present work deals with multicultura-lism and the historical-cultural spaces of education in Latin America, focused on the discourses on the education of students, whose main axes would be the school, the teachers and the complexity of the educational -curricular field with the purpose to train disciplined and obedient subjects for today's worl...
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Cultural and ethnic identity research largely highlights the adaptiveness of biculturalism among Latino youth in the United States. Less is known about how Latino youth themselves define and experience biculturalism, the cultural identity content that they deem relevant, and how heritage and host identities intersect. Using an inductive approach, t...
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The relevance of the article is determined by the scientist’s need to reflect on science, its history and factors that change its appearance. Science and society today are so closely connected that the existence of one dialectically determines the existence of the other. On the one hand, the society creates a request, to which the science gives its...
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As a multicultural country, the opportunities for clashes and conflicts in Indonesia are wide open. This is due to the plurality and heterogeneity of Indonesian society which is reflected in the form of cultural diversity, religion, lifestyle in society which is quite complex. In the history of West Kalimantan Province, various horizontal conflicts...
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In this article I reconstruct the place narrative of the Rum community (Greeks of Turkey) in Fener, Istanbul through unrest, displacement, and gentrification, and how the urban fabric, everyday life, and encounters transformed through different phases of urban change. Fener was a neighbourhood where cultural groups coexisted with mutual respect. Th...
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This article provides a brief review of psycholinguistic research that has been conducted to reveal the processes and representations of bilingualism that occur in a multicultural society, especially. The main conclusion from the description of the different levels of representation that has been presented both at the lexical level, semantic level,...
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Purpose - Empathy portrays a pivotal role in moulding an individual into an affectionate human being. Numerous studies examine empathy in multicultural settings; however, it is still clouded with scarcity, especially in the Asian context. This study aims to explore the approaches two teachers had undertaken to develop empathy among multicultural st...
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Entre a história e a Lenda, a cidade de Vila do Conde construiu o seu passado, presente e, com certeza, o futuro olhando para o Oceano Atlântico. Em Vila do Conde desagua o Ave, rio que nasce na Serra da Cabreira, em Vieira do Minho, a 1277 metros de altitude, percorrendo 91 quilómetros até à foz, passando por importantes concelhos como Póvoa de La...
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After about half a century of establishment and development in Australia, Vietnamese community groups in Australia have formed and developed community and flexibility, which are cultural features that contribute to preserving and promoting the traditional Vietnamese culture, helping them to adapt and integrate into the local multicultural society w...
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This paper presents an overview of known burials and burial practises in the region comprising of present-day Northern Finland, Sweden, the Murmansk oblast and the White Sea coast in Northwest Russia during the study period, the Late Iron Age and Middle Ages (ca. 800-1600 AD). Burial sites offer a unique perspective on examining social structures a...
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Nurses have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic a tough professional situation in which they have had to work in a resource-limited context and with a high probability of COVID-19 transmission. In today's multicultural societies, care for immigrant patients is also included. In our study, we have delved into the perception of hospital nurses towards...
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The poetry of Naomi Shihab Nye exemplifies the complexities of identity issues operating in a culture that is fraught with racial and political intensity. Although the poet has repeatedly mentioned the impact of her experience in Palestine on the formation of her poetic vision and consciousness, she does not resistor separate herself from-the influ...
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Muslims living in the West have been facing an increasing level of public scrutiny as political instability and conflicts continue to fester in many regions in the world especially involving Muslim-majority societies. The intense public gaze is even more critical and problematic for those Muslim individuals whose religiosity is more visible in the...
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La península ibérica, en la Edad Media, ofrece un modelo paradigmático para el estudio de culturas en contacto y su interactuación, en tanto espacio multicultural y multirreligioso, donde coexistieron las lenguas árabe, hebrea y latina, a las que se añadió el romance, con distintas coloraturas, hecho solo comparable al panorama que ofrecía Sicilia,...
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The purpose of this research was to thoroughly study the psychometric properties of the Love Bank Inventory (LBI) with married participants. The LBI is a 21-item Likert-type English survey developed to measure romantic love for a partner. Two studies were conducted with independent data sets (Study 1: n = 143; Study 2: n = 142) that represented 22-...
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The aim of the research is to identify the strategies of transformational leadership in developing administrative creativity in universities and to clarify the characteristics of the transformational leader, and the most important pillars upon which transformational leadership is based, and to propose creative strategies that enrich thinking an...
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The study programmes of pedagogical and educational departments usually include courses that focus on teaching methodology. Additionally, students of those departments are usually required to complete a practicum which is considered important for their professional development as future educators (Han, Shin & Ko, 2017). The integration of theory wi...
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I recently criticized some key tenets of what I called the “anti-Jewish narrative,” particularly as defended by Kevin MacDonald. According to MacDonald, Judaism is a “group evolutionary strategy” that led Jews to impose liberal multiculturalism on the West in order to advance their evolutionary interests at the expense of gentiles. In light of MacD...
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Multinational, multicultural, intercultural, and plurinational federalism provide conceptual and institutional blueprints for dividing powers in deeply diverse countries having one or more territorially concentrated peoples. Although these federalism models share a key similarity (i.e., their applicability to deeply diverse countries), each has its...
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Based on an analysis of the research project Drawings of Gods: A multicultural and interdisciplinary approach to children’s representations of supernatural agents also known as ( Children’s Drawings of Gods ), this work aims to study the epistemological and methodological issues that arise when several disciplinary approaches are convened for the p...
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The rapid increase in globalization has changed the social dynamics of many countries around the world. This has especially been the case for the Republic of Korea. In this qualitative case study, the particular challenges of Anglophone expatriate male spouses married to Korean women are explored. Utilizing questionnaires, narrative frames, semi-st...
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This paper investigates the literary representation of London as a site of cross-cultural romance by analyzing the effects of romantic relations between Arab women and white men on their identities in the works of Selma Dabbagh’s Out of It (2011) and Nada Awar Jarrar’s Dreams of Water (2006). It aims at examining the city of London as a convenient...
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In 2014, we collected more than 3000 drawings of God in Iran. Here we present the conditions for this collection and the results derived from it. We interpret our findings from the perspective of developmental psychology, and discuss them in terms of social, cultural, and contextual factors (media, formal and informal education). We consider God re...
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This paper discusses hybridization in education. Hybridization can take the form of novel teaching methodologies in responsible management education that match future occurrences (e.g., online tools and the use of artificial intelligence, amongst other methodologies). It can also take the form of innovative concepts in the responsible management ed...
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ABSTRAK Konflik sosial yang pernah terjadi harus menjadi pelajaran berarti bagi generasi selanjutnya. Upaya terbaik adalah memberikan pendidikan bagi generasi yang saat ini belajar di bangku sekolah untuk dapat mengali hikmah dari sebuah konflik. Pendekatan yang paling mendekati upaya preventif dan promotive adalah Pendidikan multikultural adalah j...
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Supported by the Intergroup Threat Theory (ITT), this study analyzes the effect of multicultural ideology on attitudes towards immigrants mediated by realistic, symbolic, and zero-sum threats. With a sample of Portuguese participants ( N = 404)), polynomial regression analysis with response surface methodology was used to test the effects of multic...
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This research highlights the dilemma of cultural conflicts in the lives of immigrants in a western multicultural society. The binary opposition of their ethnic backgrounds and the hybridity is analyzed. The researchers have analyzed the conflict of immigrant especially Muslim Immigrant families with respect to cultures and ethnicity in their childr...
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La Sociedad de la Información (SIC) desde la perspectiva de la Sociedad Red, que se encamina a convertirse en una Sociedad del Saber dentro de los nuevos contextos digitales, frente a las Revoluciones Industriales- Tecnológicas “4.0 y 5.0”, ante el surgimiento de las nuevas formas de crear, compartir, consumir y retroalimentarse de conocimientos qu...
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The Qur'anic perspective on human connections in heterogeneous communities is evaluated in this study. It conducts textual analysis as well as historical interpretation of Qur'an verses. The findings illustrate how the Qur'an plays a unique role in improving human interactions in a multicultural society by emphasizing the importance of unity, foste...
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Τις τελευταίες δύο περίπου δεκαετίες, το ιδεώδες μιας πλουραλιστικής κοινωνίας που βασίζεται στη συμπερίληψη του Άλλου, τον αλληλοσεβασμό και την αλληλοκατανόηση ανάμεσα στους ανθρώπους κάθε κουλτούρας - ιδέες που αποτελούν τη βάση του διαπολιτισμικού μοντέλου διαχείρισης της ετερότητας, φαίνεται να ενσωματώνεται όλο και περισσότερο σε έργα της παι...
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El presente artículo de revisión se deriva del proyecto de tesis doctoral titulado Relaciones intersubjetivas que construyen estudiantes y docentes en contextos escolares rurales a partir de su interacción con tecnologías digitales. Aborda los estudios de la segunda década del siglo XXI referidos a intersubjetividad, Educación Rural y uso educativo...
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Neste trabalho, analisamos a presença da diversidade étnico-racial, cultural e linguística em obras literárias escritas em língua portuguesa enquanto estratégia de desvelamento das identidades dos povos negros e indígenas na produção africana e brasileira. Também estudamos as articulações ideológicas libertárias e discriminatórias presentes nas obr...
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The European Union is a diverse community with 27 member states and 24 official languages. Obviously, with such cultural diversity, the European Union should solve wisely for reconciliation. As a solution, the European Union is putting forward an intercultural policy based on interculturalism. This is a matter directly related to the solidarity of...
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This presentation is about a skill-based concept that determines successful application of theraputic practices. ‘Cultural Competency’ is highly pertinent to our modern time service provision and therapeutic approaches in the context of multicultural Britain and the world indeed.
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This study aims to analyze the Hinai Sub-District Junior High School program in internalizing the values of multicultural Islamic education, to analyze the application of Hinai Sub-District Middle School activities in internalizing the values of multicultural Islamic education, and to analyze the obstacles and supporters in internalizing the values...
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This longitudinal study modeled children's complex executive function (EF) development using the Groton Maze Learning Task (GMLT). Using a cohort‐sequential design, 147 children (61 males, 5.5–11 years) were recruited from six multicultural primary schools in Melbourne and Perth, Australia. Race/ethnicity data were not available. Children were asse...
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Introduction: While research about multiculturalism has been conducted in urban institutions, little is known about students from predominately white institutions (PWIs) experiences with multicultural opportunities, such as experiences with ethnic foods. This study aimed to qualitatively capture rural college students’ salient experiences with ethn...
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This report has been developed based on a library research investigation of numerous library materials related to communities and schools that conflict with multicultural terminology. The approach states that the data collection methods used in this study are documented procedures, in which data is obtained through documents known as library materi...
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The present essay discusses Randa Abdel-Fattah’s Does My Head Look Big in This? by focusing on the rendition of Islam as an axis of social agency in an environment that is excessively antagonistic of any version of Islam that falls outside the contours of the “liberal model” morphed by the Western creed of equality, liberty. Amal, the protagonist,...
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The endeavour of this chapter is to examine dichotomy surrounded on secularism and secularisation constructed through Gandhian philosophy of secular state. An attempt has been made to scrutinise Gandhi’s religious experiment with secularism and how it differs with classical description of the western bravura of tolerance, coexistence and pluralism...
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In the modern multicultural Russian society, the preservation of ethnocultural continuity, the formation of modern-day understanding of history, and the integration of ethnic and civic identities in the Indigenous peoples of the Far North and the Arctic, which are currently characterized by the intensification of ethnic processes, are becoming incr...
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This chapter focuses on the multilingual and multicultural classroom in the privileged context of study abroad. In such an international classroom exchange students from diverse academic, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds meet and interact for a limited period of time. However, too often, the interplay between privilege and responsibility is not...
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This book explores how identities, public spheres and collective memories are being transformed in cross-border areas, contributing to the broad sociological context of Europeanization. Offering case studies on the German-Czech-Austrian, and Czech-Polish-German borderlands, the book introduces original primary data on cross-border cooperation. This...
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This article discusses the issue of cross-cultural training of both Western Christians who are called to serve as missionaries in Africa and African reverse missionaries who come to Europe and other parts of the world to be involved in evangelistic outreach and church planting. While the value of cross-cultural training for missionaries is widely r...
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Throughout history, culture shapes our actions regarding biological health. Myths of youthfulness and vitality, as well as hope, courage, and willpower, give the ponytail a democratic half-life. Human hair grows fastest in healthy youth and during recovery from illness, and slows in old age, and during illness, pregnancy, and cold weather; therefor...
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In today’s fast changing multicultural societies, governments and organisations must use their agency to ensure the contribution and inclusion of all cultures and ethnicities. A key factor for enabling this is ensuring education plays a leading role in facilitating the creation of an inclusive society. In this context, the education of teachers mus...
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sought to establish a national identity among its nationals since its inception in 1971. Contrary to the pessimism in its first few years, the UAE was able to create a national identity among its nationals despite their initially differing loyalties. The UAE has now embarked on a phase of creating a new national i...
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With the globalization of English, multilingual speakers of other languages have started to influence it linguistically and culturally, potentially challenging its established norms and standards. This paper first addresses terminological issues related to the area of Global Englishes and English as a lingua franca, then upon reviewing curricular d...
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The paper discusses Leslie Marmon Silko’s contribution as a writer born and bred in the Four-Corner Area of the United States (where the states of Utah, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico come together), a contact zone characterized by the meeting of three cultures: Pueblo, Chicano and Anglo-American. A mixed-race woman, Silko was perhaps the most suit...
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The topography of Istanbul is multi-layered, reflecting different periods and components of the historical process of the Metropolis from antiquity to the present. One of the components of the military trace is the Cossack places - connected with the Ottoman Cossack regiments created in 1853 under command of Mehmed Sadik Pasha (Czajkowski). By the...
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The contemporary world of Eliot is full of chaos and feeling of oddness caused by the western philosophy of binarism. The wasteland is timeless rhetoric of the said identity predicament where the modern man is seeking for peace and resonance that can only be possible by following eastern philosophy of acceptance and considering the shades beyond bi...
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In 2020, a decision was made at the Sorbian Institute to upgrade the dolnoserbski.de | niedersorbisch.de website with an additional section dedicated to the study of proper names in the Lower Sorbian language. Based on the former studies conducted at the Institute, the new section organises the onomastic material in a highly convenient, hypertextua...
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Culture is an inseparable aspect when an individual learns a target language. English textbook, one of the teaching-learning media, keeps a lot of hidden cultural value inside. There is a limited study investigating the representation of cultural values in an English textbook for autism students. Thus, this study is addressed to investigate both cu...
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This is a brief letter that addresses the question of Syrian refugee crisis in Türkiye as it is unfolding. As a Dutch born second generation person who has experienced the various phases of multiculturality, diversity, integration and assimilation policies, I believe to be able to contribute to the political and social debate from a constitutive pe...
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Despite the extensive research on translanguaging in bi/multilingual classrooms, research on the context of first language (L1) classrooms remains scarce. This study fills the research gap by examining how a translanguaging space was created in an L1 classroom to prepare students to inhabit a world with different linguistic and cultural practices....