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Children, Social Class, and Education

Shifting Identities in Fiji

  • Authors
  • Karen┬áJ.┬áBrison

Part of the Culture, Mind, and Society book series (CMAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Karen J. Brison
    Pages 35-51
  3. Karen J. Brison
    Pages 53-86
  4. Karen J. Brison
    Pages 87-118
  5. Karen J. Brison
    Pages 181-187
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 189-202

About this book

Introduction

Class-based self-perception is a rising issue worldwide. Through observation in kindergartens in Fiji, Brison examines how schools instil these ideas in Suva children. Teachers have different goals depending on the social background of the families while students create friendships through shared experience of toys, gender roles, and mass media.

Keywords

Education social class preschool globalization Fiji children education Familie gender gender roles mass media perception pluralism

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