Culturally diverse children (re)constructing identity in New Zealand classrooms

Major, Jae 2009, Culturally diverse children (re)constructing identity in New Zealand classrooms, Ph.D. thesis, School of Education, Deakin University.

Title Culturally diverse children (re)constructing identity in New Zealand classrooms
Author Major, Jae
Institution Deakin University
School School of Education
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) School children - Attitudes - New Zealand
Multicultural education - New Zealand
Minorities - Education (Primary) - New Zealand
Primary school teaching - New Zealand
Summary This thesis provides insights into the ways culturally diverse children experience primary classrooms as sites of social and academic identity construction. Language competence, culture, gender, classroom resources, teachers' pedegogical practices and power act to enhance and constrain the identities made available to the children in complex and often contradictory ways.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original [viii], 240 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 372.180993
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