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This text is a concise history of Anglo American racism and school policies affecting dominated groups in the United States. It 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. Spring emphasizes issues of power and control in schools and shows how the dominant Anglo class has stripped away the culture of minority peoples in the U.S. and replaced it with the dominant culture. In the process, he 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 Equalityis an ideal supplement for Introduction/Foundations of Education, Multicultural Education, or any course that seeks to expand student notions of what U.S. education has been and can be.
Table of Contents
|About the Author||p. v|
|Deculturalization and the Claim of Racial and Cultural Superiority by Anglo-Americans||p. 1|
|Culture and Race as Central Issues in U.S. History and Education||p. 2|
|Globalization: The Meaning of "Uncivilized" and "Pagan"||p. 2|
|Anglo-Saxon Concepts of Cultural and Religious Superiority||p. 4|
|Race, Racism, and Citizenship||p. 6|
|Globalization and Culture: Cultural Genocide, Deculturalization, Assimilation, Cultural Pluralism, Denial of Education, and Hybridization||p. 7|
|Educational Methods for Global Cultural Encounters||p. 8|
|Deculturalization and Democratic Thought||p. 9|
|The Naturalization Act of 1790 and What It Means to Be White||p. 9|
|Education and Creation of an Anglo-American Culture||p. 10|
|Educational and Cultural Differences||p. 11|
|Early Native American Educational Programs||p. 14|
|Schooling and the Colonization of the "Five Civilized Tribes"||p. 15|
|Native Americans: Deculturalization, Schooling, and Globalization||p. 21|
|Globalization and Indigenous Peoples||p. 21|
|Citizenship in the New Republic||p. 22|
|Thomas L. McKenney: The Cultural Power of Schooling||p. 23|
|The Missionary Educators||p. 25|
|Language and Native American Cultures||p. 26|
|Indian Removal and Civilization Programs||p. 28|
|Native Americans: Reservations and Boarding Schools||p. 31|
|The Meriam Report||p. 36|
|African Americans: Deculturalization, Transformation, and Segregation||p. 41|
|Globalization and the African Diaspora||p. 41|
|Cultural Transformation and the Forced Migration of Enslaved Africans||p. 43|
|Atlantic Creoles||p. 44|
|Slavery and Cultural Change in the North||p. 45|
|Freedom in Northern States||p. 46|
|Educational Segregation||p. 47|
|Boston and the Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity||p. 48|
|Plantation Society||p. 51|
|Learning to Read||p. 53|
|Citizenship for African Americans||p. 54|
|Fourteenth Amendment: Citizenship and Education||p. 56|
|The Great Crusade for Literacy||p. 57|
|Resisting Segregation||p. 62|
|The Second Crusade||p. 63|
|Asian Americans: Exclusion and Segregation||p. 68|
|Globalization and Diaspora: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Indian||p. 68|
|Asian Diaspora to the United States||p. 69|
|Education: From Coolie to Model Minority and Gook||p. 76|
|Educating the Coolie, Deviant, and Yellow Peril||p. 78|
|Hispanic/Latino Americans: Exclusion and Segregation||p. 84|
|What's in a Name?||p. 84|
|Issues Regarding Mexican American Citizenship||p. 86|
|Issues Regarding Puerto Rican Citizenship||p. 89|
|Mexican American Educational Issues||p. 91|
|Puerto Rican American Educational Issues||p. 100|
|Summary List of Americanization Policies in Public Schools in Puerto Rico||p. 101|
|Methods of Deculturalization and Americanization||p. 106|
|Methods of Deculturization||p. 106|
|The Great Civil Rights Movement and the New Culture Wars||p. 111|
|Globalization: The Great Civil Rights Movement and Wars of Liberation||p. 112|
|School Desegregation||p. 113|
|Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.||p. 115|
|Native Americans||p. 118|
|Indian Education: A National Tragedy||p. 119|
|Asian Americans: Educating the "Model Minority"||p. 121|
|Asian Americans: Language and the Continued Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity||p. 124|
|Hispanic/Latino Americans||p. 126|
|Bilingual Education: The Culture Wars Continued||p. 128|
|Multicultural Education, Immigration, and the Culture Wars||p. 131|
|The Next Chapter in the Culture Wars: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001||p. 135|
|Conclusion: Human and Educational Rights||p. 136|
|Twenty-First Century: Post-Racial Society?||p. 141|
|Changing Concepts of Race||p. 142|
|Government Use of Racial Categories||p. 144|
|Persistence of Inequality||p. 149|
|Historical Legacy||p. 152|
|Patterns of Adjustment of New Immigrants||p. 154|
|Conclusion: Is Twenty-First-Century United States a Post-Racial Society?||p. 156|
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