International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

ChrissiAvgis’ Stand on Education: a Case Study of the far Right Wing Party’s Political Gazette
Evaggelia Kalerante

This paper deals with the extreme right wing political party of “ChrissiAvgi” (Golden Dawn) and their stand on educational issues. Their official newspaper’s post-2012 national elections exposure of their political platform, by the critical content analysis method, projects the right wing’s positions against the broader political spectrum. Greek civilization, nationalism and religious identity are the aspired goals of curricula and educational methodologies together with the educator’s orientation, while the extreme right wing party’s main political concerns are emphasized, and its extreme rightist views are reflected in their recommendations for education. The research shows that there is an increasing number of “ChrissiAvgi” education related articles which systematically target the educational community.

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