Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education / Edition 5

Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education / Edition 5

by Sonia Nieto, Patty Bode, Patty Bode, Patricia Bode
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205529828

ISBN-13: 9780205529827

Pub. Date: 04/17/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This best-selling text explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education–in a sociopolitical context–for students of all backgrounds.

Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode look at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular

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This best-selling text explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education–in a sociopolitical context–for students of all backgrounds.

Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode look at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular case-study approach, Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education examines the lives of real students who are affected by multicultural education, or the lack of it. This social justice view of multicultural education encourages teachers to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205529827
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
04/17/2007
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Poem.

List of Case Studies.

Foreword by Jim Cummins.

Preface to the Third Edition.

Introduction.

I. SETTING THE STAGE: APPROACHES AND DEFINITIONS.

1. Why the Case Study Approach?

2. About Terminology.

II. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN A SOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXT: DEVELOPING A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK.

3. Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students' Achievement.
Case Studies.

Unless you're mixed, you don't know what it's like to be mixed, Linda Howard.

Self-respect is one gift that you give yourself, Rich Miller.

A good education is like growing, expanding your mind and your views, Vanessa Mattison.

4. Structural and Organizational Issues in Schools.
Case Studies.

Some teachers teach from the point of view of the kid. They don't just come out and say "All righ, do this, blah, blah, blah.". They're not so one-tone voice, Avi Abramson.

If there's something in the history book that's wrong, I should tell them that it is wrong, Fern Sherman.

5. Culture, Identity, and Learning.
Case Studies.

I'm proud of myself and my culture, but I think I know what I should know, Marisol Martínez.

I'd like to be considered Lebanese, James Karam.

They just understand some things outside, but they cannot understand something inside our hearts, Hoang Vinh.

6. Linguistic Diversity in Multicultural Classrooms.
Case Studies.

It's kind of scary at first, especially if you don't know the language,Manuel Gomes.

Once you get the hang of it, you'll start getting practice with people and teachers, no matter if you talk English or Spanish, Yolanda Piedra.

7. Toward an Understanding of School Achievement.
Case Studies.

I don't want to speak too soon, but I'm pretty much on a good road here, Paul Chavez.

I just felt like the realest person on earth, Ron Morris.

III. IMPLICATIONS OF DIVERSITY FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY.

8. Learning from Students.

9. Multicultural Education and School Reform.

10. Affirming Diversity: Implications for Teachers, Schools, and Families.

11. Multicultural Education in Practice.

Epilogue.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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