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Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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In this second edition of Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society-which includes three new chapters-Banks argues that an effective citizenship education helps students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to function effectively within their cultural communities, nation states, regions, and the global community. It also helps students to acquire cosmopolitan perspectives and values needed to attain equality and social justice for people around the world. In the new chapters, Banks draws heavily upon his recent work which focuses on how students in multicultural nations around the world can be educated in ways that will help them to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and values needed to make decisions and to take action to create a more just and humane world.

About the Author:
James A. Banks is Kerry and Linda Killinger Professor in Diversity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807748121
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 08/30/2007
Series: Multicultural Education Series , #32
Edition description: REV
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,099,743
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword     vii
Preface     xi
Citizenship Education and Diversity     1
Reconstructing Citizenship Education     3
Citizenship Education in a Multicultural Society     11
Preparing Teachers for Citizenship Education in Global Times     19
Epistemological and Research Issues in Citizenship Education     35
Ethnicity, Social Science Research, and Education     37
Researching Race, Culture, and Difference: Epistemological Challenges and Possibilities     54
Citizenship Education and the Dimensions of Multicultural Education     79
Multicultural Education and Curriculum Transformation     81
Equity Pedagogy and Multicultural Education   Cherry A. McGee Banks     92
Citizenship Education and the Development of Democratic Racial Attitudes     103
Educating Citizens for Decision-Making and Action in a Global Age     115
Cultural Democracy and Citizenship Education     117
Teaching Social Studies for Decision-Making and Citizen Action     136
Teaching for Social Justice, Diversity, and Citizenship in a Global World     151
References     163
Index     185
About the Author     199

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