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In this revision of her best-selling book, author Sonia Nieto explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education for students of all backgrounds. The book looks at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular case-study approach, the fifth edition examines the lives of 19 real students who are affected by multicultural education, or a lack of it. Social justice is firmly embedded in this view of multicultural education, and teachers are encouraged to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities. Inservice and preservice teachers, principals, school administrators and anyone interested in multicultural education.
Table of Contents
|List of Case Studies|
|Preface to the Third Edition|
|Setting The Stage: Approaches and Definitions|
|Why the Case Study Approach?|
|Multicultural Education in a Sociopolitical Context: Developing a Conceptual Framework|
|Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students' Achievement|
|Unless you're mixed, you don't know what it's like to be mixed, Linda Howard|
|Self-respect is one gift that you give yourself, Rich Miller|
|A good education is like growing, expanding your mind and your views, Vanessa Mattison|
|Structural and Organizational Issues in Schools|
|Some teachers teach from the point of view of the kid. They don't just come out and say All righ, do this, blah, blah, blah. . They're not so one-tone voice, Avi Abramson|
|If there's something in the history book that's wrong, I should tell them that it is wrong, Fern Sherman|
|Culture, Identity, and Learning|
|I'm proud of myself and my culture, but I think I know what I should know, Marisol Martinez|
|I'd like to be considered Lebanese, James Karam|
|They just understand some things outside, but they cannot understand something inside our hearts, Hoang Vinh|
|Linguistic Diversity in Multicultural Classrooms|
|It's kind of scary at first, especially if you don't know the language, Manuel Gomes|
|Once you get the hang of it, you'll start getting practice with people and teachers, no matter if you talk English or Spanish, Yolanda Piedra|
|Toward an Understanding of School Achievement|
|I don't want to speak too soon, but I'm pretty much on a good road here, Paul Chavez|
|I just felt like the realest person on earth, Ron Morris|
|Implications of Diversity for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society|
|Learning from Students|
|Multicultural Education and School Reform|
|Affirming Diversity: Implications for Teachers, Schools, and Families|
|Multicultural Education in Practice|
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