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A Dignified Meal

Negotiated Spaces in India’s School Meal Program

Sony Pellissery, Sattwick Dey Biswas, and Biju Abraham

all. He looks at the clock in the classroom. It is just a minute before the bell. He closes his book and prepares himself to run to the area where the food is served. The above anecdote from fieldwork in a school in Kerala represents an everyday

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Morgan O'Brien

This paper examines the role of the mobile phone within the everyday lives of youth in contemporary Ireland. The current generation of teenagers can be said to have grown up with the mobile phone, and as such, treat it as a taken-for-granted part of life. This submersion of the technology into young people's lives means it touches upon multiple aspects of their everyday experience. Employing a framework derived from the work of Michel de Certeau, in particular his concepts on tactics and strategies, I will explore how young people use the mobile phone to manage and navigate these experiences.

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Marina Niznik

This study focuses on adolescents who immigrated to Israel between 2000 and 2002. The aim of the survey on which the article is based was to investigate the determinants of cross-cultural transition, focusing on family problems, identity crises, educational achievements, and language behavior. Since the beginning of the mass immigration from the former Soviet Union, the Israeli educational system has not managed to reorient itself to accommodate the newcomers. Among the main reasons are differences in the Russian and Israeli educational systems and the changing character of the immigration itself. Despite existing problems, the younger generation of these recent immigrants wants to be integrated into Israeli society. It is the task of the formal education system to provide them with support and guide them on a path toward successful adjustment.

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Chandler P. Miranda, Lisette Enumah, and Chy McGhee

Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera, and Margary Martin. 2014. Schooling for Resilience: Improving the Life Trajectory of Black and Latino Boys. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-61250-675-3 (cloth) 978-1-61250-674-6 (pb)

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The Discourse of Drama

Regulating Girls in an Icelandic School

Bergljót Thrastardóttir, Steinunn Helga Lárusdóttir, and Ingólfur Ásgeir Jóhannesson

Introduction Since the latter part of the twentieth century, postfeminist discourse on gender and education has focused on how girls outperform boys, arguing that schools have become more suited for girls because of the feminization of

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Nazism and the Holocaust in Indian History Textbooks

Basabi Khan Banerjee and Georg Stöber

victims’ side of history, as it were, should not give any space to the idolizations mentioned above. The Structure of the Indian School System Prior to Indian independence, Indian children would learn British geography, history, and culture from books that

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Aratoi: Our Journeys to Aotearoa

Collaborative Knowledge Construction at a Regional Art Gallery in New Zealand

Esther Helen McNaughton

This article presents an example of a regional art gallery's collaboration with local primary schools, and considers the potential of such a relationship. 1 The gallery-school collaboration linked to the draft Aotearoa New Zealand histories (ANZ

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The Determination of Educational Policy

Shas, Politics, and Religion

Anat Feldman

and why Shas created an ethnic educational network with schools throughout the country. Shas is a small Israeli ultra-Orthodox political party, established by Jews who emigrated from Muslim countries (Mizrahim) to Israel ( Feldman 2013b ). My primary

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“Isn't That a Girl Problem?”

Boys, Bodies, and the Discourse of Denial

Michael Kehler and Chris Borduas

and just to make fun of me. —John, age 15 Spaces like public change rooms in arenas, pools, schools, and health clubs are not neutral, but are deeply connected to the maintenance, perpetuation, and surveillance of gendered practices. For years

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Dutch Economic Textbooks in the 1970s

Raising the Status of a New Secondary School Type by Means of Mathematical Abstraction

Gerrit F. Gorter, Hilda T. A. Amsing, and Jeroen J. H. Dekker

Introduction Textbook analysis is an excellent way of studying how a school subject can be influenced by the dynamics between various educational ideologies 1 and its mother science. 2 This article focuses on economics education as an example of