Making A Difference About Difference: The Lives and Careers of Racial Minority Immigrant Teachers by Dennis Thiessen
Published Under the Garamond Imprint
Making a Difference About Difference examines the lives and careers of racial minority teachers and their struggle to negotiate their differences in the workplace. Their stories highlight the challenges they face in preparing their students for the ever-changing multicultural world in which they live.
The book focuses on their enduring pulls between home and homeland, their rediscovery of who they are and what they want for their lives and careers, their emerging cultural and political orientation to teaching, and their efforts to create a different place in which students and teachers can work and learn.