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1-2019 National Holidays and other Socio-Political Rituals in Schools

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Jane Lo, Mehmet Acikalin and Tilman Grammes

Socio-political rituals are often used in society to help promote group solidarity and identity. In this issue, we focus on rituals as formalized, symbolic performances that are purposefully incorporated in school experiences as a kind of self-management of cultures. National holidays and rituals reveal core fundamental aspects of a society or nation, especially when they are celebrated in an educational context.

Published: 2019-04-28
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Developments in politics have affected both the daily life and the celebration of special occasions in primary schools considerably. Abolishing the Student Pledge which took place in 2013 can be regarded as the most important alteration in the everyday life of the school since the foundation of the Turkish Republic. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how the socio-political rituals such as national festivals and student pledges have changed in the Turkish Republic primary schools over the last twenty years.
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