Public Education in a Multicultural Society: Policy, Theory, Critique / Edition 1

Public Education in a Multicultural Society: Policy, Theory, Critique / Edition 1

by Robert K. Fullinwider
     
 

This collection of essays deals with philosophical and educational questions about multi-culturalism in primary and secondary schools.See more details below

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This collection of essays deals with philosophical and educational questions about multi-culturalism in primary and secondary schools.

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ISBN-13:
9780521499583
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction and Critique: 1. Multicultural education: concepts, policies and controversies ROBERT K. FULLINWIDER; 2. Antiracist civic education in the California history-social science framework LAWRENCE A. BLUM; 3. A conflict of visions: multiculturalism and the social studies GILBERT T. SEWALL; Part II. Culture and Identity: 4. Culture, subculture, multiculturalism: education options K. ANTHONY APPIAH; 5. Multiculturalism and mélange JEREMY WALDRON; Part III. Relativism, reason, and public education: 6. Locke and multiculturalism: toleration, relativism, and reason SUSAN KHIN ZAW; 7. Challenges of multiculturalism in democratic education AMY GUTMANN; Part IV. Teaching History: 8. Multiculturalism and history: historical perspectives and present prospects GARY B. NASH; 9. Patriotic history ROBERT K. FULLINWIDER; Part V. Teaching Literature: 10. Multicultural literature and civic education: a problematic relationship with possibilities SANDRA STOTSKY; 11. Teaching American literary history ARTHUR EVENCHIK.

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