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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133041033
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/22/2012
  • Edition description: Student
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.02 (d)

Meet the Author

Sonia Nieto

Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught students at all levels from elementary through graduate school and she continues to speak and write on multicultural education, the education of Latinos, and other culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. Other books include The Light in Their Eyes: Creating Multicultural Learning Communities (2010, 2nd ed), What Keeps Teachers Going? (2003), and two edited volumes, Puerto Rican Students in U.S. Schools (2000) and Why We Teach (2005). She has received many awards for her research, advocacy, and activism, including an Annenberg Institute Senior Fellowship (1998–2000), the Outstanding Language Arts Educator of the Year from the National Council of Teachers of English (2005), the Social Justice Education Award from the American Educational Research Association (2008), and honorary doctorates from Lesley University (1999), Bridgewater State University (2004), DePaul University (2007), and Manhattanville College (2009).

Patty Bode

Patty Bode is the Director of Art Education for Tufts University in affiliation with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her research interests include multicultural theory and practice in teacher preparation, the arts in urban education, and the role of visual culture in the expression of student knowledge. She has published and lectured on retheorizing identity and curriculum, redefining multicultural education, and critical art pedagogy. Years of experience as an activist public school teacher and teacher educator inform her art making, research, and teaching. She has received awards for efforts in anti-racist curriculum reform and bridging theory and practice in multicultural education, including the 2010 Art Educator of the Year for Higher Education of the Eastern USA Region by the National Art Education Association, the Massachusetts 2010 Art Educator of the Year for Higher Education by the Massachusetts Art Education Association, and 2005 Multicultural Educator of the Year Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education.

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Table of Contents

List of Case Studies
Foreword
Preface to the Fourth Edition
What's New in the Fourth Edition?
Acknowledgments
Teaching Well in Difficult Times
Introduction
Pt. 1 Setting the Stage: Approaches and Definitions 1
Ch. 1 Why the Case Study Approach? 5
Ch. 2 About Terminology 23
Pt. 2 Multicultural Education in a Sociopolitical Context: Developing a Conceptual Framework 33
Ch. 3 Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students' Achievement 35
Ch. 4 Structural and Organizational Issues in Schools 91
Ch. 5 Culture, Identity, and Learning 144
Ch. 6 Linguistic Diversity in U.S. Classrooms 207
Ch. 7 Toward an Understanding of School Achievement 254
Pt. 3 Implications of Diversity for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society 305
Ch. 8 Learning From Students 308
Ch. 9 Multicultural Education and School Reform 344
Ch. 10 Affirming Diversity: Implications for Teachers, Schools, and Families 366
Ch. 11 Multicultural Education in Practice 395
Epilogue 421
Appendix 428
Glossary 435
Bibliography 438
Index 455
About the Author 464
Art Credits 464
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