Freedom's Plow: Teaching in the Multicultural Classroom / Edition 1

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First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415907002
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/19/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Multicultural Education: An Issue at the Heart of Democratic Education
Ch. 1 Reconstructing Schools as Multiracial/Multicultural Democracies: Toward a Theoretical Perspective 3
Pt. II The Practice of Multicultural Education: Doing the Work
Ch. 2 Different Ways of Seeing: Teaching in an Anti-Racist School 27
Ch. 3 Classroom Tapestry: A Practitioner's Perspective on Multicultural Education 47
Ch. 4 The Blind Men (Women) and the Elephant: A Case for a Comprehensive Multicultural Education Program at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 65
Ch. 5 Transformative Pedagogy and Multiculturalism 91
Ch. 6 Multicultural Teacher Introspection 99
Pt. III Developing the Curriculum of Multicultural Education: Revisioning the Canon and Curriculum of the Schools
Ch. 7 Promises, Pitfalls, and Principles of Text Selection in Curricular Diversification: The Asian-American Case 109
Ch. 8 Beyond Island Boundaries: Ethnicity, Gender, and Cultural Revitalization in Nuyorican Literature 121
Ch. 9 In Search of Asia through Music: Guidelines and Ideas for Teaching Asian Music 143
Ch. 10 African American Children's Literature: The First One Hundred Years 167
Ch. 11 The Passions of Pluralism: Multiculturalism and the Expanding Community 185
Ch. 12 To Fight Swimming with the Current: Teaching Movement History 197
Pt. IV School Structures that Foster Multicultural Education: Shifting the Power, Shifting the Players
Ch. 13 One Step Among Many: Affirming Identity in Anti-Racist Schools 215
Ch. 14 Afrocentric Immersion: Academic and Personal Development of African American Males in Public Schools 231
Ch. 15 "I Am Still Thirsty": A Theorization on the Authority and Cultural Location of Afrocentrism 261
Ch. 16 "Choice" for the Chosen: The False Promise of Market-Driven Education 271
Ch. 17 The Politics of Teaching Literate Discourse 285
About the Authors 297
Index 303
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