An ethnography of the importance of a particular school and broader social contexts in the development of ethnic stereotypes and experiences of racism and discrimination with secondary school students in Flanders.

01 October 2008 → 30 September 2011
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied sociology
    • Policy and administration
    • Social psychology
    • Social stratification
    • Social theory and sociological methods
    • Sociology of life course, family and health
    • Other sociology and anthropology
secondary schools ethnography sociology stereotypes racism
Project description

This study relies on ethnographic research in two Flemish secondary schools to explore ethnic minority students’ experiences with racism and discrimination, the ethnic stereotypes majority and minority groups develop of each other and the factors and processes explaining differences in experiences with racism ena discrimination and ethnic stereotyping.