Pathways to Cultural Awareness: Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students

Pathways to Cultural Awareness: Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students

by George Spindler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803961081

ISBN-13: 9780803961081

Pub. Date: 12/14/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

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.

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

Forewordvii
Prefacexii
Introductionxiv
1.What Is Cultural Therapy?1
2.Looking Across Borders: Students' Investigations of Family, Peer, and School Worlds as Cultural Therapy35
3.Players Along the Margin: Diversity and Adaptation in a Lower Track Classroom61
4.Studying an Accelerated School: Schoolwide Cultural Therapy93
5.Students' Situated Selves: Ethnographic Interviewing as Cultural Therapy131
6.Working With School Staff: "Reflective Cultural Analysis" in Groups169
7.Training Hmong Refugee Students: Chicano Anthropologist as Cultural Therapist197
8.Working on Cultural Issues With Students: A Counseling Psychologist's Perspective221
9.Crossing Borders Electronically: Mentoring Students via E-Mail247
10.Youths in an Intensive At-Risk Program: A Critical Look at Cultural Therapy285
Conclusion: Reflecting on Applications of Cultural Therapy323
Author Index328
Subject Index332

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