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Culturally diverse children (re)constructing identity in New Zealand classrooms
thesisposted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Jae Major
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.