Diversify Values or Value Diversity

Marietta Rossetto

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    Abstract

    Australia's search for a national identity has been a constant struggle, caught as it is in striving for unity in diversity against a backdrop of imagined communities (Anderson, 1991) in which diversity is often viewed 'in radically asymmetrical relations of power' (Pratt, 1987). With Assimilation there existed 'an imagining of the national community in terms of a homogeneous way of life'. With multiculturalism 'the national is conceived as the space within which many, ethnically defined, imagined communities live and interact harmoniously. However, according to Stratton and Ang (1994), the principle of tolerance is often challenged and this can lead to frequent tensions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationExcellence in Scholarship
    Subtitle of host publicationTranscending Transdisciplinarity in Teacher Education
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Pages69-76
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)9789462092570
    ISBN (Print)9462092567, 9789462092563
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013

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    Rossetto, M. (2013). Diversify Values or Value Diversity. In Excellence in Scholarship: Transcending Transdisciplinarity in Teacher Education (pp. 69-76). Sense Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-257-0_5