Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference

Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference

by Christine E. Sleeter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791425428

ISBN-13: 9780791425428

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: State University of New York Press

'Here is a comprehensive view of leading theories and practices of multicultural education from scholars of various racial and ethnic groups. The perspectives of those often left out of scholarly debate are well represented in this book. Those perspectives offer significant insights into the ways in which dominant ideologies and classroom practices have functioned to…  See more details below

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'Here is a comprehensive view of leading theories and practices of multicultural education from scholars of various racial and ethnic groups. The perspectives of those often left out of scholarly debate are well represented in this book. Those perspectives offer significant insights into the ways in which dominant ideologies and classroom practices have functioned to serve only one segment of the American population.' ---Sandra M. Lawrence, Mount Holyoke College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791425428
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
SUNY Series, Social Context of Education Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
476
Sales rank:
351,006
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword1
Introduction: Exploring Connections to Build a Critical Multiculturalism5
1White Terror and Oppositional Agency: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism33
2Literacy for Stupidification: The Pedagogy of the Big Lies71
3White Culture and the Politics of Racial Difference: Implications for Multiculturalism105
4Critical Multiculturalism and Democratic Schooling: An Interview with Peter L. McLaren and Joe Kincheloe129
5Mirror Images on Common Issues: Parallels between Multicultural Education and Critical Pedagogy155
6From Brown Heroes and Holidays to Assimilationist Agendas: Reconsidering the Critiques of Multicultural Education191
7Multicultural, Critical, Feminine, and Constructive Pedagogies Seen through the Lives of Youth: A Call for the Revisioning of These and Beyond: Toward a Pedagogy for the Next Century221
8The Problem with Origins: Race and the Contrapuntal Nature of the Educational Experience245
9Postmodernism, the "Politically Correct," and Liberatory Pedagogy269
10Culture as an Ongoing Dialog: Implications for Multicultural Teacher Education291
11Whose Voice Is It Anyway?: Vocalizing Multicultural Analysis309
12Buscando America: The Contributions of Critical Latino Educators to the Academic Development and Empowerment of Latino Students in the U.S.319
13An African-centered Pedagogy in Dialog with Liberatory Multiculturalism349
14Multicultural Education beyond the Classroom371
15Cultural Diversity in Higher Education: An American Indian Perspective399
16Reflections on My Use of Multicultural and Critical Pedagogy When Students Are White415
Afterword439
Notes on Contributors443
Index449

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