Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This book explores diversity through seven micro-cultures, including:class, ethnicity and race, gender, exceptionality, religion, language, and age--and the impact of these cultures on learning in K-12 classrooms. The book emphasizes the need to engage students in exploring diversity through self-reflection, application, and to see culturally responsive classrooms in action.Exploring Diversity: A Video Case ApproachCD-ROM and accompanying activity guide provides examples of culturally responsive teaching related to chapter content

Table of Contents

Foundations of Multicultural Education
Diversity in the Classroom
Mutlicultural Education
Cultural Identity
Pluralism in Society
Equality and Social Justice in a Democracy
Ethnicity and Race
Ethnic and Racial Diversity
Civil Rights
Class and Socioeconomic Status
Class Structure
Socioeconomic Status
Class Differences
Interaction of Class with Race and Ethnicity, Gender, and Age
Gender and Sexual Orientation
Male and Female Differences
Gender Identity
Sexual Orientation
The Women's Movement
Sexism and Gender Discrimination
Students with Disabilities and Those Who Are Gifted and Talented
Exceptional Individuals and Society
Disproportionate Placement in Special Education
California Proposition 227 and Special Education
Language and Culture
The Nature of Language
Language Differences
Nonverbal Communication
Religion and Culture
Religion as a Way of Life
Religious Pluralism in the United States
Interaction of Religion with Gender, Homosexuality, and Race
Individual Religious Identity
Geography and Culture
Regional Diversity in the United States
Rural, Urban, and Suburban Areas
Age and Culture
Young Adulthood
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