9780470483282

Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, 7th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470483282

  • ISBN10:

    0470483288

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

Multicultural Education is a reader for educators that consists of articles written by the top scholars in the field. It helps them understand the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially and language diverse classrooms. Each chapter now incorporates new theoretical, conceptual, and research developments in the field. A new chapter focuses on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Every statistical table, figure, and chart has also been updated to present the most current information. Educators will gain insight that they'll be able to apply in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Issues And Concepts
Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Goals
Culture in Society and in Educational Practices
Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the Classroom
Social Class And Religion
Social Class and Educational Equality
Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in American Life
Gender
Gender Bias: from Colonial America to Toda's Classroom
Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and Pedagogy
Race and Gender in Classrooms: Implications for Teachers
Queer Lessons: Sexual and Gender Minorities in Multicultural Education
Race, Ethnicity, And Language
Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform
The Colorblind Perspective in School: Causes and Consequences
Language Diversity and Schooling
Exceptionality
Educational Equality for Students with Disabilities
School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special Education
Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students From Diverse Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups
School Reform
School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural Perspective
Communities, Families, and Educators Working Together for School Improvement
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