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Empowerment through Multicultural Education / Edition 1

Empowerment through Multicultural Education / Edition 1

by Christine E. Sleeter


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ISBN-13: 9780791404447
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/28/1990
Series: SUNY Series, Teacher Empowerment and School Reform Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Christine E. Sleeter is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She is co-author of After the School Bell Rings, Making Choices for Multicultural Education, and Turning on Learning.

Table of Contents

Multicultural Education and Empowerment
Christine E. Sleeter

PART I: Schooling and the Disempowerment of Children from Oppressed Groups

1. Doing School in an Urban Appalachian First Grade
Kathleen Bennett

2. Mapping Terrains of Power: Student Cultural Knowledge Versus Classroom Knowledge
Christine E. Sleeter and Carl A. Grant

3. Peer-Proofing Academic Competition among Black Adolescents: "Acting White" Black American Style
Signithia Fordham

4. Disempowering White Working-Class Females: The Role of the High School
Lois Weis

PART II: Strategies for Empowerment through Education

5. A Curriculum for Empowerment, Action, and Change
James A. Banks

6. Empowerment through Media Literacy: A Multicultural Approach
Carlos E. Cortes

7. Cooperative Learning as Empowering Pedagogy
Mara Sapon-Shevin and Nancy Schniedewind

8. Teaching Children about Social Issues: Kidpower
Valerie Ooka Pang

9. Classroom Use of African American Language: Education Tool or Social Weapon?
Selase W. Williams

10. The Empowerment of Language-Minority Students
Richard Ruiz

11. Changing Our Ideas about Ourselves: Group Consciousness Raising with Elementary School Girls as a Means to Empowerment
Lee Anne Bell

12. Who Is Empowering Whom? The Social Construction of Empowerment
Susan R. Takata

PART III: Empowerment and Teacher Education

13. The Rationale for Training Adults as Teachers
Martin Haberman

14. The Power to Empower: Multicultural Education for Student-Teachers
Renee Martin

Notes and References

Notes on Contributors


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