Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education, MyLabSchool Edition / Edition 4by Sonia Nieto
Pub. Date: 12/21/2004
In this fourth edition of her best-selling book, renowned scholar Sonia Nieto explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education for students of all backgrounds. Intended for preservice and in-service teachers and educators, Affirming Diversity, 4/e looks 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, the Fourth Edition examines the lives of 18 real students who are affected by multicultural education, or a lack thereof. Topics include racial, linguistic, religious, cultural, and sexual diversity. Social justice is firmly embedded in this view of multicultural education, and teachers are encouraged to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities.
New to This Edition:
- Case studies that address sexual identity and being Islamic in the U.S. in students' lives have been added to expand the meaning of diversity.
- Snapshots feature presents four mini-case studies to increase the topics covered to include Sikhism, biculturalism, Asian-American students, and adoption.
- Activities for Personal, School, and Community Change engage readers with many suggestions for concrete and practical action.
- A new, expanded design that includes new tables, figures, artwork, and additional pedagogy which will help students visualize demographic information.
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Table of ContentsMost chapters conclude with “Summary,” “To Think About,” “Activities for Personal, School, and Community Change,” “Case Studies,” and “Notes.”
What's New in the Fourth Edition?
Teaching Well in Difficult Times.
I. SETTING THE STAGE: APPROACHES AND DEFINITIONS.
II. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN ASOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXT: DEVELOPING A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK.
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