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Affirming Diversity,9780801331046

Affirming Diversity

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Edition:
3rd
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9780801331046

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0801331048
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Pub. Date:
8/1/1999
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Longman Publishing Group
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Table of Contents

List of Case Studies
xi
Foreword xiv
Jim Cummins
Preface to the Third Edition xvii
Introduction 1(1)
Diversity: The Views of Schools and Teachers
2(1)
What Good Can Multicultural Education Do?
2(2)
Some Assumptions
4(2)
About This Book
6(2)
The Complex Nature of Schooling
8(1)
PART ONE SETTING THE STAGE: APPROACHES AND DEFINITIONS 9(24)
Why the Case Study Approach?
11(13)
Defining the Case Study Approach
11(1)
Challenging Stereotypes
12(1)
Case Studies: A Mosaic of Students in U.S. Schools
13(2)
Selection of Students
15(1)
Researching and Developing the Case Studies
15(2)
Academic Success and Failure
17(2)
Placement and Brief Description of the Case Studies
19(1)
Learning From the Case Studies
20(1)
Guidelines for Developing Case Studies
20(4)
Notes
22(2)
About Terminology
24(9)
Making Choices About What Terms To Use
24(5)
Lumping Groups Together
29(4)
Conclusion
30(1)
Notes
30(3)
PART TWO MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN A SOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXT: DEVELOPING A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK 33(246)
Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students' Achievement
34(54)
Definitions of Racism and Discrimination
34(3)
The History and Persistence of Racism in U.S. Schools
37(5)
Manifestations of Racism and Discriminations in Schools
38(4)
Racism, Discrimination, and Silence
42(1)
Expectations of Students' Achievement
43(3)
The Complex Connections between Diversity and Discrimination
46(42)
Conclusion
48(1)
To Think About
49(1)
Case Studies
Unless you're mixed, you don't know what it's like to be mixed
50(13)
Linda Howard
Self-respect is one gift that you give yourself
63(10)
Rich Miller
A good education is like growing, expanding your mind and your views
73(9)
Vanessa Mattison
Notes to Chapter 3
82(3)
Notes to Linda Howard's Case Study
85(1)
Notes to Rich Miller's Case Study
86(1)
Notes to Vanessa Mattison's Case Study
86(2)
Structural and Organizational Issues in Schools
88(50)
Tracking
89(3)
Standardized Testing
92(3)
The Curriculum
95(5)
Pedagogy
100(2)
Physical Structure
102(2)
Disciplinary Policies
104(1)
Limited Role of Students
105(1)
Limited Role of Teachers
106(1)
Limited Family and Community Involvement
107(31)
Summary
109(1)
To Think About
109(1)
Case Studies
Some teachers teach from the point of view of the kid. They don't just come out and say, ``All right, do this, blah, blah, blah.'' They're not so one-tone voice
110(12)
Avi Abramson
If there's something in the history book that's wrong, I should tell them that it is wrong
122(10)
Fern Sherman
Notes to Chapter 4
132(4)
Notes to Avi Abramson's Case Study
136(1)
Notes to Fern Sherman's Case Study
137(1)
Culture, Identity, and Learning
138(51)
Learning Styles and Preferences
142(2)
Communication Styles
144(2)
Cultural Discontinuities and School Achievement
146(3)
Culture-Specific Educational Accommodations
149(2)
A Critical Appraisal of Culture-Specific Accommodations
151(38)
Summary
152(1)
To Think About
153(1)
Case Studies
I'm proud of myself and my culture, but I think I know what I should know
154(9)
Marisol Martinez
I'd like to be considered Lebanese
163(9)
James Karam
They just understand some things outside, but they cannot understand some things inside our hearts
172(11)
Hoang Vinh
Notes to Chapter 5
183(3)
Notes to Marisol Martinez's Case Study
186(1)
Notes to James Karam's Case Study
187(1)
Notes to Hoang Vinh's Case Study
188(1)
Linguistic Diversity in Multicultural Classrooms
189(41)
Linguistic Diversity in U.S. Schools: A Brief Overview and History
190(2)
Linguistic Diversity and Learning
192(3)
Approaches to Teaching Language Minority Students
195(4)
Understanding Language Development, Second Language Acquisition, and the Sociopolitical Context of Education
196(1)
Developing an Additive Bilingual Perspective
197(1)
Consciously Fostering Native Language Literacy
198(1)
Language Diversity and the Case for Bilingual Education
199(3)
Why the Controversy over Bilingual Education?
202(1)
Conclusion: Best Practices for Language Minority Students
203(27)
Summary
205(1)
To Think About
206(1)
Case Studies
It's kind of scary at first, especially if you don't know the language
207(11)
Mannuel Gomes
Once you get the hang of it, you'll start getting practice with the people and teachers, no matter if you talk English or Spanish
218(7)
Yolanda Piedra
Notes to Chapter 6
225(3)
Notes to Manuel Gomes's Case Study
228(1)
Notes to Yolanda Piedra's Case Study
229(1)
Toward and Understanding of School Achievement
230(49)
Deficit Theories Revisited
231(4)
Economic and Social Reproduction Revisited
235(1)
Cultural Incompatibilities Revisited
236(2)
The Immigrant Experience versus the ``Minority'' Experience
238(3)
New Perspectives about the Immigrant and ``Minority'' Experiences
241(2)
Resistance Theory
243(1)
A More Comprehensive View
244(35)
Summary
246(1)
To Think About
246(2)
Case Studies
I don't want to speak too soon, but I'm pretty much on a good road here
248(14)
Paul Chavez
I just felt like the realest person on earth
262(11)
Ron Morris
Notes to Chapter 7
273(3)
Notes to Paul Chavez's Case Study
276(1)
Notes to Ron Morris's Case Study
276(3)
PART THREE IMPLICATIONS OF DIVERSITY FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY 279(92)
Learning from Students
281(22)
The Meaning of Success
281(2)
Pride and Conflict in Culture
283(8)
Conflict and Ambivalence
283(3)
Self-Identification and Conflict
286(1)
Creating New Cultures
287(2)
Identity and Learning
289(2)
Beyond Academics
291(3)
Keeping On Track
292(1)
Shields Against Peer Pressure
292(1)
Developing Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills
292(1)
Belonging
293(1)
Family, Community, and School Environments for Success
294(9)
The Crucial Role of Family
294(3)
Teachers, Schools, and Caring
297(2)
Summary
299(1)
To Think About
300(1)
Notes
301(2)
Multicultural Education and School Reform
303(20)
A Definition of Multicultural Education
305(18)
Multicultural Education Is Antiracist Education
305(4)
Multicultural Education Is Basic Education
309(2)
Multicultural Education Is Important for All Students
311(1)
Multicultural Education Is Pervasive
312(1)
Multicultural Education Is Education for Social Justice
313(2)
Multicultural Education Is a Process
315(1)
Multicultural Education Is Critical Pedagogy
315(4)
Summary
319(1)
To Think About
320(1)
Notes
321(2)
Affirming Diversity: Implications for Teachers, Schools, and Families
323(26)
Lessons from Students: Maintaining and Affirming Pride in Culture
323(3)
Supporting Native Language Approaches
324(1)
Develop Comprehensive Multicultural Programs
325(1)
Support Beyond Academics
326(2)
Inclusive and Meaningful Activities
326(1)
Implications for Families and Communities
327(1)
Developing Environments for Success
328(5)
Mutual Accommodation
328(2)
Teachers' Relationships with Students
330(2)
Family Environments for Learning
332(1)
Expanding Definitions: What It Means To Be American
333(4)
Challenging ``Heartbreaking Dilemmas''
334(1)
A Different Approach
335(2)
Levels of Multicultural Education and Support
337(12)
Starting Out
337(1)
Becoming a Multicultural Person
338(1)
A Model of Multicultural Education
339(5)
Conclusion
344(2)
Summary
346(1)
To Think About
346(1)
Notes
347(2)
Multicultural Education in Practice
349(22)
Problem-Posing: Reconsidering School Policies and Practices in a Multicultural Context
352(1)
Countering Racism, Discrimination, and Low Expectations
353(4)
Promoting and Actively Working toward Creating a Diverse Staff
353(1)
Making Differences and Similarities an Explicit Part of the Curriculum
354(2)
Confronting Racism and Discrimination in the Curriculum
356(1)
Changing Schools: Restructure and Renewal
357(9)
Tracking
357(1)
Testing
358(1)
The Curriculum
359(2)
Pedagogy
361(1)
Physical Structure
362(1)
Disciplinary Policies
362(1)
Limited Role of Students
363(1)
Limited Role of Teachers
364(1)
Limited Family and Community Involvement
365(1)
Respecting and Affirming Cultural Differences
366(2)
Linguistic Diversity as a Resource
368(3)
Summary
369(1)
Notes
370(1)
Epilogue 371(6)
Appendix 377(5)
Glossary 382(4)
Bibliography 386(19)
Index 405(7)
About the Author 412


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