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Tolerance and Education in Multicultural Societies

Werner Wiater and Doris Manschke

This book examines the concepts of tolerance and education in multicultural societies. It focuses on different aspects of multiculturalism in these societies and considers possible conflicts and tensions as well as best-practice examples of co-existence among different cultural groups. Special emphasis is placed on educational issues and schools.
Contents: Werner Wiater: Cultural background and educational achievement in Germany – Doris Manschke: Cultural differences in perception, reasoning, emotions, education and social relations in East and Western Countries – Gerwald Wallnöfer: Tolerance, Religion and Education – Alīda Samuseviča: Tolerance and Citizenship Dimension in the Context of Education in Latvia – Patricia Wiater: Legal conditions for cross-cultural understanding: The example of «hate speech» – Manfred Kwiran: How important is culture for ethos – Li Wei: Tensions and Conflicts in Socializational Teaching of Language and Literacy in Chinese Complementary Schools in Britain – József Liszka: Thoughts about the «Bratislava ethnic model» – Christian Giordano: The culture of Mediterranean honor – Ma Paz Sandín Esteban/Ma Àngels Pavón Ferrer: Immigration, social support, and community from a relational perspective.