Migration and Immigrants in Textbooks (Turkey and US Sample)

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Hakan Dündar Elizabeth Kenyon

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In this research, it is discussed how migration and immigrant issues were examined in a comparative way  in textbooks in Turkey and the United States. For this purpose, Life Studies and Social Studies textbooks of both countries were determined and  of how migration and immigrants in terms were handled comparatively in these books. This research is a descriptive study. Document analysis technique was used for data collection. Both countries are trying to present the concepts of migration and immigrant under the student acquisition and competence related to cultural differences in curriculum. Overall,  is the knowledge is given  of what kind of migration and immigrant  in Turkey's textbooks at the same time it is seen that contact with immigrants and tried to give the idea of integrating them into society to help them streamline their behalf. In the US textbooks, it is seen that the concepts of migration and immigrant are given meaning and the difficulties faced by immigrants are emphasized. More emphasis on immigrants is that they can achieve significant success as a US citizen and maintain their culture comfortably.

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DÜNDAR, Hakan; KENYON, Elizabeth. Migration and Immigrants in Textbooks (Turkey and US Sample). International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 4, p. 359-370, apr. 2020. ISSN 1307-9298. Available at: <https://iejee.com/index.php/IEJEE/article/view/1050>. Date accessed: 04 june 2020.
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