Cultural-bound elements of ethical sensitivity: case studies from the Netherlands, Finland, and Iran

Elina Kuusisto, Khalil Gholami, Ingrid Schutte, Marca Wolfensberger, Kirsi Tirri

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Originele taal-2English
TitelHandbook on comparative and international studies in education
RedacteurenDonald K. Sharpes
UitgeverijIAP
Pagina's91-115
ISBN van elektronische versie978-1-68123-678-0
ISBN van geprinte versie978-1-68123-677-3
StatusPublished - 2017

Publicatie series

NaamInternational perspectives on Comparative and International Studies in Education
UitgeverijIAP

Vingerafdruk

Finland
Iran
Netherlands
Kurdistan
moral education
questionnaire

Keywords

  • onderwijs
  • ethiek

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Kuusisto, E., Gholami, K., Schutte, I., Wolfensberger, M., & Tirri, K. (2017). Cultural-bound elements of ethical sensitivity: case studies from the Netherlands, Finland, and Iran. In D. K. Sharpes (editor), Handbook on comparative and international studies in education (blz. 91-115). (International perspectives on Comparative and International Studies in Education). IAP.
Kuusisto, Elina ; Gholami, Khalil ; Schutte, Ingrid ; Wolfensberger, Marca ; Tirri, Kirsi. / Cultural-bound elements of ethical sensitivity : case studies from the Netherlands, Finland, and Iran. Handbook on comparative and international studies in education. redacteur / Donald K. Sharpes. IAP, 2017. blz. 91-115 (International perspectives on Comparative and International Studies in Education).
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Cultural-bound elements of ethical sensitivity : case studies from the Netherlands, Finland, and Iran. / Kuusisto, Elina; Gholami, Khalil; Schutte, Ingrid; Wolfensberger, Marca; Tirri, Kirsi.

Handbook on comparative and international studies in education. redactie / Donald K. Sharpes. IAP, 2017. blz. 91-115 (International perspectives on Comparative and International Studies in Education).

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Kuusisto E, Gholami K, Schutte I, Wolfensberger M, Tirri K. Cultural-bound elements of ethical sensitivity: case studies from the Netherlands, Finland, and Iran. In Sharpes DK, redacteur, Handbook on comparative and international studies in education. IAP. 2017. blz. 91-115. (International perspectives on Comparative and International Studies in Education).