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Immigrants and native families in schools : reconciling trust and diversity

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dc.contributor.author Prokic, Mina
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-21T11:01:56Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-21T11:01:56Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/45147
dc.description.abstract This paper explores what the main perceptions of immigrant families are by native families and how these reflect in their trust in public schools. It reviews the existing literature on immigration and the main concepts of trust related to school culture and climate. The research is done in Barcelona and is based on in-depth interviews and focus groups, comparing the discourse of the parents of children in schools in neighborhoods with high and low levels of immigration. The data from the fieldwork indicate that the cultural, social and physical distance perceived by the natives, and the different language and religion of the immigrants constitute the major sources of prejudice and racism. Moreover, in my analysis I have distinguished between two different ways that perceptions on immigration result in distrust in institutions: perceptions that result in distrust within the schools and perceptions that result in distrust in higher level institutions.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries GRITIM working papers series;45, Autumn 2020
dc.rights Aquest document està subjecte a una llicència d'ús de Creative Commons, amb la qual es permet copiar, distribuir i comunicar públicament l'obra sempre que se'n citin l'autor original, la universitat i el departament i no se'n faci cap ús comercial ni obra derivada, tal com queda estipulat en la llicència d'ús (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0)
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
dc.subject.other Immigration
dc.subject.other Prejudice
dc.subject.other Racism
dc.subject.other Cultural diversity
dc.subject.other School trust
dc.title Immigrants and native families in schools : reconciling trust and diversity
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