This book brings together international scholars of critical multiculturalism to directly and illustratively address what a transformed critical multicultural approach to education might mean for teacher education and classroom practice.

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Critical Multiculturalism

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This book brings together international scholars of critical multiculturalism to directly and illustratively address what a transformed critical multicultural approach to education might mean for teacher education and classroom practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203858059
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 512 KB

Meet the Author

Stephen May is Professor of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Christine E. Sleeter is Professor Emerita, College of Professional Studies, California State University Monterey Bay.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Critical Multiculturalism, Stephen May and Christine E. Sleeter

Part One: Critical multiculturalism and teachers

1. Critical Multiculturalism within Higher Education: Resistance and Possibilities within Teacher Education. Michael Vavrus

2. Empowering Preservice Teachers, Students, and Families through Critical Multiculturalism: Interweaving Social Foundations of Education and Community Action Projects. Virginia Lea

3. Daring to Infuse Ideology into Language Teacher-Education. Lilia I. Bartolomé

4. Discursive Positioning and Educational Reform. Russell Bishop

5. Critical Multicultural Practices in Early Childhood Education. Jeanette Rhedding-Jones

Part Two: Critical Multiculturalism in Language and Language Arts

6. Critical Multiculturalism and Subject English. Terry Locke

7. Critical Multicultural Education and Second/Foreign Language Teaching. Ryuko Kubota

8. Critical Multiculturalism and Cultural and Media Studies. Sanjay Sharma

Part Three: Critical Multiculturalism in Mathematics/Sciences

9. Critical Multicultural Approaches to Mathematics in Urban, K-12 Classrooms. Eric Gutstein

10. Digital Stories and Critical Multicultural Education: A Freirian Approach. James C. McShay

11. Knowing our Place: Critical Multicultural Science Education. Georgina M. Stewart

Part Four: Critical Multiculturalism in Humanities and Social Science

12. Discussing Race and Culture in the Middle School Classroom: Scaffolding Critical Multiculturalism. Jill Ewing Flynn

13. A Critical Multicultural Approach to Physical Education: Challenging Discourses of Physicality and Building Resistant Practices in Schools. Katie Fitzpatrick

14. The Arts and Social Justice in a Critical Multicultural Education Classroom. Mary Stone Hanley

15. Breaking Through "Crusts of Convention" to Realize Music Education’s Potential Contribution to Critical Multiculturalism. Charlene A. Morton

Author Biographies

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