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Vol. 13 No. 1 (2022): Young people, institutions and territories

Living in a world of dynamic cultures’ multiplicity. Interculturalism in the perspective of education

marzo 9, 2022


The article is an attempt to describe the meaning of interculturalism, taking into account contemporary factors of openness to dialogue and respect for the difference between cultures. The criteria for distinguishing the cultures are indicated going beyond criteria such as ethnicity and religion. Contemporary culturalism includes, among others, such specific characteristics of individuals and groups as age, gender, cultural capital, place of residence and others. Based on that, the factors of openness to otherness and difference are analyzed, and the role of emancipatory pedagogy in the process of experiencing dialogicality and using one's voice in questioning inequality is indicated. Finally, there are selected proposals of educational practices in and for interculturalism.


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