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`Jagdish S Gundara's own early experiences have given him unique insights into both the problems and the possibilities of relationships between cultures. His book reflects a life dedicated to fostering positive intercultural relations and provides an analysis of the role of education in overcoming the barriers. All who are interested in building genuinely inclusive notions of education and citizenship will benefit from reading this impressive book' - Geoff Whitty, Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education, University of London Jagdish S Gundara raises a range of critical issues for educators as a consequence of historical and contemporary aspects of social diversity. Using a historical and social scie

Post-School Intercultural Education
Post-school intercultural education

This chapter deals with aspects of interculturalism as they impinge on continuing, professional and higher education studies in Britain. But the issues are raised in an introductory manner because there is very little substantive analysis of the way in which exclusivities and xenophobia operate within professional and higher education programmes. North American research in the field is more extensive but has little direct relevance because of the qualitative differences between British and American education or professional programmes.

The very low take-up of higher education studies and postgraduate studies from certain sections of the British and overseas student body is made worse by their higher costs. Positive measures are needed to ensure that the higher reaches of academe do not become the ...

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