Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 8

Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 8

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by James A. Banks, Cherry A. McGee Banks
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118360087

ISBN-13: 9781118360088

Pub. Date: 10/02/2012

Publisher: Wiley

Multicultural Education is a reader for educators that consists of articles written by the top scholars in the field. It helps them understand the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially and language diverse classrooms. Each chapter now incorporates new theoretical, conceptual, and research

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Multicultural Education is a reader for educators that consists of articles written by the top scholars in the field. It helps them understand the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially and language diverse classrooms. Each chapter now incorporates new theoretical, conceptual, and research developments in the field. A new chapter focuses on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Every statistical table, figure, and chart has also been updated to present the most current information. Educators will gain insight that they’ll be able to apply in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118360088
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
40,416
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IIssues and Concepts1
Ch. 1Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Goals3
Ch. 2Culture is Society and in Educational Practices31
Ch. 3Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the Classroom61
Pt. IISocial Class and Religion85
Ch. 4Social Class and Educational Equality87
Ch. 5Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in American Life110
Pt. IIIGender133
Ch. 6Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today's Classrooms135
Ch. 7Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and Pedagogy164
Ch. 8Transforming the Curriculum: Teaching about Women of Color186
Pt. IVRace, Ethnicity, and Language209
Ch. 9Educational Equality for Students of Color211
Ch. 10Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform242
Ch. 11The Colorblind Perspectives in School: Causes and Consequences265
Ch. 12Language Diversity and Education289
Pt. VExceptionality315
Ch. 13Educational Equality for Students with Disabilities317
Ch. 14School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special Education350
Ch. 15Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students from Diverse Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups379
Pt. VISchool Reform399
Ch. 16School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural Perspective401
Ch. 17Families and Teachers Working Together for School Improvement421
App.: Multicultural Resources443
Index457

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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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