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Inter-group contact at school and social attitudes: evidence from Northern Ireland

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Debate continues about the relationship between schools divided on ethno-religious lines and their implications for social cohesion. One argument against the existence of separate schools is that they limit opportunities for children from different groups to engage with each other, promoting intergroup suspicion and sectarianism. Using intergroup contact theory we examine the impact on outgroup attitudes of pupils attending mixed and separate post-primary schools in Northern Ireland. Data wer...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
761-779
Publication date:
2013-12-01
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
0305-4985
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pubs:439283
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uuid:1f603660-7e33-4762-82c8-b0d5ab9c5921
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pubs:439283
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439283
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2014-01-30

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