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:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
58,479
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(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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