Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 6

Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 6

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by James A. Banks, Cherry A. McGee Banks, Cherry A. Banks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471780472

ISBN-13: 9780471780472

Pub. Date: 10/06/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This handy reference is designed to help present and future educators acquire the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become effective practitioners in culturally, racially, and language diverse classrooms and schools. The Fifth Edition reflects current and emerging research, concepts, and debates about the education of students from both genders and from

Overview

This handy reference is designed to help present and future educators acquire the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become effective practitioners in culturally, racially, and language diverse classrooms and schools. The Fifth Edition reflects current and emerging research, concepts, and debates about the education of students from both genders and from different cultural, racial, ethnic, and language groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471780472
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/06/2006
Series:
Wiley/Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
1.03(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Issues and Concepts 1

Chapter 1. Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Goals 3

Chapter 2. Culture is Society and in Educational Practices 31

Chapter 3. Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the Classroom 61

Part II. Social Class and Religion 85

Chapter 4. Social Class and Educational Equality 87

Chapter 5. Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in American Life 110

Part III. Gender 133

Chapter 6. Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today's Classrooms 135

Chapter 7. Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and Pedagogy 164

Chapter 8. Transforming the Curriculum: Teaching about Women of Color 186

Part IV. Race, Ethnicity, and Language 209

Chapter 9. Educational Equality for Students of Color 211

Chapter 10. Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform 242

Chapter 11. The Colorblind Perspectives in School: Causes and Consequences 265

Chapter 12. Language Diversity and Education 289

Part V. Exceptionality 315

Chapter 13. Educational Equality for Students with Disabilities 317

Chapter 14. School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special Education 350

Chapter 15. Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students from Diverse Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups 379

Part VI. School Reform 399

Chapter 16. School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural Perspective 401

Chapter 17. Families and Teachers Working Together for School Improvement 421

Appendix: Multicultural Resources 443

Index 457

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Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cannot access this book on my nook - very irritating and inconvenient, Don't buy this version it is a ripoff. Get the hard copy.
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