1-2019 National Holidays and other Socio-Political Rituals in Schools
Editors of this Issue
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.