Improving Multicultural Education: Lessons from the Intergroup Education Movement / Edition 1

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Overview

Intergroup conflict has been a perennial problem in the United States since colonial times. This book describes how a group of educators, social activists, and scholars tried to reduce intergroup tensions and create schools where people of all groups could learn together and from each other. Demonstrating the links between the current multicultural education movement and the roots of intergroup education, Cherry Banks helps us to understand where we've been, where we are, and where we might strive to be in our future attempts to understand and teach diversity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807745076
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 11/19/2004
  • Series: Multicultural Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Series foreword
1 Responding to diversity in the early 20th century 11
2 Leadership through values : learning from the lives of intercultural leaders 31
3 Linking schools to the communities they serve 49
4 Teaching for tolerance and understanding : the meaning of intergroup education 77
5 Borders and boundaries in intercultural education 109
6 Cycles of change : the waning influence of intercultural education 129
7 The legacy of intercultural education to multicultural education 141
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