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Why does wearing a yellow bib make us different? A case study of explaining discrimination in a west of Scotland secondary

Maitles, H. and McKelvie, E. (2009) Why does wearing a yellow bib make us different? A case study of explaining discrimination in a west of Scotland secondary. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 8 (1).

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Abstract

This article discusses a case study explaining discrimination in a west of Scotland secondary school. This paper reports on and discusses one Scottish secondary school’s attempts to develop an understanding of discrimination and prejudice with S1 (Year 7 in England) pupils using a simulation based on a truncated version of Jane Elliott’s ‘Blue eyes Brown Eyes’ experiment of the 1960s.