Pathways to Cultural Awareness: Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students

Pathways to Cultural Awareness: Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students

by George Spindler
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803961081
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/14/1993
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (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 Garciá-Castañon
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 McDermott
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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