Multicultural Education as Social Activism

Multicultural Education as Social Activism

by Christine E. Sleeter

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Multicultural Education as Social Activism by Christine E. Sleeter

This book interweaves a strong theoretical framework with accounts of one's journey to understanding race, gender, and class and their influence upon identity, personal experiences, and reflections on one's own teaching as well as others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438420264
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 498 KB

About the Author

Christine E. Sleeter is Professor and Planning Faculty Member at California State University–Monterey Bay. She is co-editor (with Peter L. McLaren) of Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference and (with Joseph M. Larkin) Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula; and editor of Empowerment through Multicultural Education, all published by SUNY Press. She is co-author (with C.A. Grant) of Turning on Learning; Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to Race, Class and Gender; and After the School Bell Rings; and author of Keepers of the American Dream: Multicultural Education and Staff Development.

Table of Contents


1. Multicultural Education as a Form of Resistance to Oppression

2. Gender as a Mediator of Racial Consciousness

3. Political Perspectives about Difference and Inequality

4. Resisting Racial Awareness: How Teachers Understand the Social Order from their Social Locations

5. This Curriculum is Multicultural … Isn't It?

6. Reflections on my Use of Multicultural and Critical Pedagogy when Students are White

7. Multicultural Education, Social Positionality, and Whiteness

8. Race, Class, Gender and Abandoned Dreams (with Carl A.Grant)

9. Teaching Science for Social Justice

10. Power and Privilege in White Middle Class Feminist Discussions of Gender and Education

11. Multicultural Education as Social Movement

12. Educating the New Majority: A Play



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