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Description - Intercultural Education by Eleanor Nesbitt

This book has been written for teachers, teacher trainers and their students, and others working with children and young people. It provides a valuable resource for those engaged in religious studies and South Asian studies, comprising a rich library of data relevant to current debates in these fields. Drawing on field studies of children of South Asian and other backgrounds in Britain, Nesbitt argues the value to schools of teachers adopting an ethnographic approach in intercultural education. Examples from primary, secondary and higher education demonstrate the urgent need for teachers and others to be better informed of cultural diversity and to understand the interconnections between ethnographic studies, pastoral care, the curriculum, and international events. "Intercultural Education" examines a wide variety of issues, including spirituality, identity formation, the ways in which 'beliefs' and 'practices' are represented, stereotyping communities, being a Christian at school, and the role of caste. The book contains Practical Guidelines for teachers, as well as a Glossary, covering pastoral care, racism, liaison with parents, recognising the diversity of language, etc.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845190347
ISBN-10: 1845190343
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Eleanor Nesbitt

Eleanor Nesbitt is Senior Lecturer in Religions and Education at the University of Warwick. She has spent many years researching the experience of Hindu, Sikh and Christian children in Britain.

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