publication . Article . 2018

Fortellinger om 1814: forestillingen om det eksepsjonelle norske demokrati

Mari Kristine Jore;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (issn: 2535-4051, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
  • Country: Norway
<jats:p>The focus of this article is an educational encounter during a social science project at a junior high school in Norway. The topic of the school project was the Norwegian Constitution of 1814. In this Constitution, many of the ideas of the French and American revolutions had been adopted, e.g. popular sovereignty and the separation of power. Nevertheless, the Constitution also reflected intolerant ideas, especially with regards to the so-called Jews-paragraph, whereby Protestantism was proclaimed, and Jews were excluded from the Norwegian state. In the educational encounter analyzed in this article, I argue that the notion of an exceptional Norwegian dem...
free text keywords: Education (General), L7-991, Nordic exceptionalism, national identity, the Jews-Paragraph, history didactics, exclusion, VDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Pedagogiske fag: 280::Fagdidaktikk: 283, Democracy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Constitution, Norwegian, language.human_language, language, Popular sovereignty, Narrative, Political science, Gender studies, Exceptionalism, Separation of powers
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