Europe representations in textbooks

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Brennetot , Arnaud;
(2011)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: geography teaching | school textbooks | Europe: curriculum | representations | [ SHS.GEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography

This EuroBroadMap working paper presents an analysis of textbooks dealing with the representations of Europe and European Union. In most of these textbooks from secondary school, the teaching of the geography of Europe precedes the evocation of the EU. Europe is often d... View more
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    The EU enlargements on a Brazilian map . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Making Frankfurt and the European Central Bank glamour . 36 The infantilization of the European peoples: a way to represent Euroscepticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Wars and mass murders in former Yugoslavia: a European tragedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 The CBD of Frankfurt: a financial center, symbol of the European economic power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 La Défense in Paris, a French CBD seen from Burkina Faso . 41 Antwerp in a French (left) and in a US textbook (right) . . . 42 The stressful European way of life according to a textbook from Burkina Faso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Guest workers in 'foreign Europe' according to Russian textbook 44 The drama of refugees attempting to immigrate to Europe . . 44 The ageing of Europe according to extra-European countries . 45 The representation of Europe as a polluted area in US textbooks 46 The positions of Germany and the UK in the world . . . . . . 49 The trading port of Rotterdam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 The EU as a collection of States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

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