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Multicultural Education : Issues and Perspectives,9781118360088
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Multicultural Education : Issues and Perspectives

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Edition:
8th
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9781118360088

ISBN10:
1118360087
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/2/2012
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John Wiley & Sons Inc
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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

Part I  Issues and Concepts

Chapter 1: Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Goals - James A. Banks

Chapter 2: Culture, Teaching, and Learning - Christina Convertino, Bradley A. Levinson, and Norma González

Chapter 3: Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the Classroom - Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter

Part II Social Class and Religion

Chapter 4: Social Class and Education - Lois Weis

Chapter 5: Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in American Life - Charles H. Lippy

Part III Gender

Chapter 6: Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today’s Classrooms - David Sadker and Karen Zittleman

Chapter 7: Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and Pedagogy - Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault

Chapter 8: Understanding and Supporting Gender Equity in Schools - Diane Pollard

Chapter 9: Queer Lessons: Multiculturalism and Sexual and Gender Minorities in Multicultural Education - Cris Mayo

Part IV Race, Ethnicity, and Language

Chapter 10: Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform - James A. Banks

Chapter 11: Backstage Racism: Implications for Teaching - Leslie H. Picca and Ruth Thompson-Miller

Chapter 12: Language Diversity and Schooling - Tom T. Stritikus and Manka M. Varghese

Part V Exceptionality

Chapter 13: Educational Equality for Students with Disabilities - Sara C. Bicard and William L. Heward

Chapter 14: School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special Education - Luanna H. Meyer, Jill M. Bevan-Brown, Hyun-Sook Park and Catherine Savage

Chapter 15: Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students from Different Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups - Donna Y. Ford

Part VI School Reform

Chapter 16: School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural Perspective - Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode

Chapter 17: Families and Teachers Working Together for School Improvement - Cherry A. McGee Banks

 



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