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The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures. Editors Joy K. Asamen, Mesha L. Ellis, and Gordon L. Berry, along with chapter authors from a wide variety of disciplines, highlight how to analyze, compare, and contrast alternative perspectives of children of different cultures, domestically and globally, with the major principles and theories of child development in cognitive, socioemotional, and/or social/contextual domains.

Chapter 11: Do Integration and Belonging Go Hand in Hand?: Adolescents' Social and Educational Experiences in a Multicultural Learning Environment

Do Integration and Belonging Go Hand in Hand?: Adolescents' Social and Educational Experiences in a Multicultural Learning Environment
Do integration and belonging go hand in hand?: Adolescents' social and educational experiences in a multicultural learning environment
EvellynElizondo, Kimberly A.White-Smith, Walter R.Allen

Schooling, like education in general—never liberates without at the same time limiting. It never empowers without at the same time constraining. It never frees without at the same time socializing. The question is not whether one or the other is occurring in isolation but what the balance is, and to what end, and in light of what alternatives.

(Cremin, 1977, p. 37)

The creation of free publicly funded schools was intended to solve the issues of stimulating social mobility and establishing cultural stability in a growing and changing ...

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