Pathways To Cultural Awareness / Edition 1

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Overview

Cultural therapy is a way of helping people cope with cultural diversity and societal inequity through the mediation of the school as a central institution for cultural transmission and maintenance.

This book illustrates how cultural therapy can be applied in educational settings to promote better understanding among teachers and students. Each chapter presents a situation in which the author has been intimately involved, offering a variety of approaches to, and interpretations of, cultural therapy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803961098
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1994
  • Series: Cultural Awareness Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Henry T Trueba
Introduction - George and Louise Spindler
Helping Teachers and Students Understand Cultural Diversity
What is Cultural Therapy? - George and Louise Spindler
Looking Across Borders - Patricia Phelan and Ann Locke Davidson
Students' Investigations of Family, Peer, and School Worlds as Cultural Therapy
Players Along the Margin - Tom Schram
Diversity and Adaptation in a Lower-Track Classroom
Studying an Accelerated School - Christine R Finnan
Schoolwide Cultural Therapy
Students' Situated Selves - Ann Locke Davidson
Ethnographic Interviewing as Cultural Therapy
Working with School Staff - Mary E Hauser
'Reflective Cultural Analysis' in Groups
Training Among Refugee Students - Juan GarciƔ-CastaƱon
Chicano Anthropologist as Cultural Therapist
Working on Cultural Issues with Students - Peggy Wilson
A Counseling Psychologist's Perspective
Mentoring Elementary Students Via E-Mail - Shelley Goldman, Seth Chaiklin and Ray Mc Dermott
Crossing Cultural Borders
Youths in an Intensive At-Risk Program - Frank Logan
A Critical Look at Cultural Therapy
Conclusion - George and Louise Spindler
Reflecting on Applications of Cultural Therapy

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