Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality: A Brief History of the Education of Dominated Cultures in the United States / Edition 5

Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality: A Brief History of the Education of Dominated Cultures in the United States / Edition 5

by Joel H. Spring
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073131776

ISBN-13: 9780073131771

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This text is a concise history of Anglo American racism and school policies affecting dominated groups in the United States. It focuses on the educational, legal, and social construction of race and racism, and on educational practices related to deculturalization, segregation, and the civil rights movement. Spring emphasizes issues of power and control in schools

Overview

This text is a concise history of Anglo American racism and school policies affecting dominated groups in the United States. It focuses on the educational, legal, and social construction of race and racism, and on educational practices related to deculturalization, segregation, and the civil rights movement. Spring emphasizes issues of power and control in schools and shows how the dominant Anglo class has stripped away the culture of minority peoples in the U.S. and replaced it with the dominant culture. In the process, he gives voice to the often-overlooked perspectives of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and Native Americans. An understanding of these historical perspectives and how they impact current conditions and policies is critical to teachers’ success or failure in today’s diverse classrooms.

Very brief and affordable, Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality is an ideal supplement for Introduction/Foundations of Education, Multicultural Education, or any course that seeks to expand student notions of what U.S. education has been and can be.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073131771
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author

Preface

CHAPTER 1: Deculturalization and the Claim of Racial and Cultural Superiority by Anglo-Americans

CHAPTER 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization, Schooling, and Globalization

CHAPTER 3: African Americans: Deculturalization, Transformation, and Segregation

CHAPTER 4: Asian Americans: Exclusion and Segregation

CHAPTER 5: Hispanic/Latino Americans: Exclusion and Segregation

CHAPTER 6: The Great Civil Rights Movement and the New Culture Wars

Index

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