Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference

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This book explores and expands upon linkages between multicultural education and critical pedagogy, drawing on the shared goal of challenging oppressive social relationships.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791425428
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Series: SUNY Series, Social Context of Education Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 476
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Michael Pavel

Introduction: Exploring Connections to Build a Critical Multiculturalism.

Christine E. Sleeter and Peter L. McLaren

Part I: Context

1. White Terror and Oppositional Agency: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism.

Peter L. McLaren

2. Literacy for Stupidification: The Pedagogy of the Big Lies.

Donaldo Macedo

3. White Culture and the Politics of Racial Difference: Implications for Multiculturalism.

Stephen Haymes

4. Critical Multiculturalism and Democratic Schooling: An Interview with Peter L. McLaren and Joe Kincheloe.

Shirley R. Steinberg

Part II: Pedagogy and Theories

5. Mirror Images on Common Issues: Parallels between Multicultural Education and Critical Pedagogy.

Geneva Gay

6. From Brown Heroes and Holidays to Assimilationist Agendas: Reconsidering the Critiques of Multicultural Education.

Sonia Nieto

7. Multicultural, 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 Century.

John Rivera and Mary Poplin

8. The Problem with Origins: Race and the Contrapuntal Nature of the Educational Experience.

Cameron McCarthy

9. Postmodernism, the "Politically Correct," and Liberatory Pedagogy.

Carl Allsup

10. Culture as an Ongoing Dialog: Implications for Multicultural Teacher Education.

Carmen Montecinos

11. Whose Voice Is It Anyway?: Vocalizing Multicultural Analysis.

Mary Ritchie

Part III: Pedagogies in Action

12. Buscando America: The Contributions of Critical Latino Educators to the Academic Development and Empowerment of Latino Students in the U.S.

Antonia Darder

13. An African-centered Pedagogy in Dialog with Liberatory Multiculturalism.

Khaula Murtadha

14. Multicultural Education beyond the Classroom.

Evelyn Newman Phillips

15. Cultural Diversity in Higher Education: An American Indian Perspective.

Janine Pease-Windy Boy

16. Reflections on My Use of Multicultural and Critical Pedagogy When Students Are White.

Christine Sleeter


Kris D. Gutierrez

Notes on Contributors.


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