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Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality : A Brief History of the Education of Dominated Cultures in the United States

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780072322750

ISBN10:
0072322756
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2000
Publisher(s):
MCG (Manual)

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Summary

Based largely on material from Joel Spring's "The American School 1649-2000, Fifth Edition, "Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality is a concise history of Anglo American racism and school policies affecting dominated groups in the United States. Spring focuses on the educational, legal and social construction of race and racism, and on educational practices related to deculturalization, segregation, and the civil rights movement. He emphasizes issues of power and control in schools and how the dominant Anglo class has stripped away the culture of minority peoples in the US and replaced it with the dominant culture.

Spring gives voice to the often-overlooked perspectives of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and Native Americans. An understanding of these historical perspectives and how they impact current conditions and policies is critical to teachers' success or failure in today's diverse classrooms. Very brief and affordable, "Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality is an ideal supplement for Introduction/Foun

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Deculturalization and the Claim of Racial and Cultural Superiority by Anglo-Americans
1(16)
Is Racial Conflict a Basic Part of U.S. History?
2(1)
The Uniting of Democracy, Education, Racism, and Religious Intolerance
3(1)
Race, Racism, and Citizenship
3(1)
Deculturalization
4(1)
Concepts of Cultural and Racial Superiority
4(2)
The Naturalization Act of 1790 and What It Means to Be White
6(1)
Education and Creation of an Anglo-American Culture
7(1)
Educational and Cultural Differences
8(3)
Early Native American Educational Programs
11(1)
Schooling and the Colonization of the ``Five Civilized Tribes''
12(3)
Conclusion
15(1)
Notes
15(2)
Deculturalization and the Schooling of Native Americans
17(18)
Citizenship in the New Republic
17(1)
Thomas L. McKenney: The Cultural Power of Schooling
18(2)
The Missionary Educators
20(1)
Language and Native American Cultures
21(2)
Indian Removal and Civilization Programs
23(3)
Native Americans: Reservations and Boarding Schools
26(5)
The Meriam Report
31(1)
Notes
32(3)
Education and Segregation: African Americans
35(20)
Citizenship for African Americans
36(2)
Fourteenth Amendment: Citizenship and Education
38(1)
Education Before the Civil War
39(6)
The Great Crusade for Literacy
45(5)
Resisting Segregation
50(1)
The Second Crusade
51(2)
Notes
53(2)
Asian Americans: Exclusion and Segregation
55(13)
Citizenship
56(6)
Education: From Coolie to Model Minority and Gook
62(1)
Educating the ``Coolie,'' ``Deviant,'' and ``Yellow Peril''
63(4)
Notes
67(1)
Hispanic/Latino Americans: Exclusion and Segregation
68(26)
What's in A Name?
68(2)
Issues Regarding Mexican American Citizenship
70(3)
Issues Regarding Puerto Rican Citizenship
73(2)
Mexican American Educational Issues
75(8)
Puerto Rican American Educational Issues
83(6)
Conclusion: Methods of Deculturalization and Americanization
89(2)
Notes
91(3)
The Great Civil Rights Movement and the New Culture Wars
94(27)
School Desegregation
95(2)
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
97(3)
Native Americans
100(2)
Indian Education: A National Tragedy
102(2)
Asian Americans: Educating the ``Model Minority''
104(2)
Asian Americans: Language and the Continued Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity
106(1)
Hispanic/Latino Americans
107(3)
Bilingual Education: The Culture Wars Continued
110(3)
Multicultural Education, Immigration, and the Culture Wars
113(4)
Notes
117(4)
Index 121


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