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Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 9

Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 9

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ISBN-13: 9781119238744
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Sales rank: 48,892
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

James A. Banks is Russell F. Stark University Professor and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is past President of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and a member of the National Academy of Education.

Cherry A. McGee Banks is associate professor of Education at the University of Washington, Bothell. She is the coeditor of Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives and contributing author to Multicultural Education, Transformative Knowledge, and Action. She has published widely on topics related to multicultural education in journals such as Social Education, Phi Delta Kappan, and Educational Policy. In 1997 she received the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Washington, Bothell. She was the recipient of the Worthington Distinguished Professor Award on her campus in 2000. She has served as a member of the editorial board of the American Educational Research Journal.

Table of Contents

Part I Issues and Concepts

Chapter 1: Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Goals
James A. Banks

Chapter 2: Culture, Teaching, and Learning
Christina Convertino, Bradley A. Levinson, and Norma González

Chapter 3: Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the Classroom
Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter

Part II Social Class and Religion

Chapter 4: Social Class and Education
Lois Weis

Chapter 5: Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in American Life
Charles H. Lippy

Part III Gender

Chapter 6: Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today's Classrooms
David Sadker and Karen Zittleman

Chapter 7: Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and Pedagogy
Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault

Chapter 8: Understanding and Supporting Gender Equity in Schools
Diane Pollard

Chapter 9: Queer Lessons: Multiculturalism and Sexual and Gender Minorities in Multicultural Education
Cris Mayo

Part IV Race, Ethnicity, and Language

Chapter 10: Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform
James A. Banks

Chapter 11: Backstage Racism: Implications for Teaching
Leslie H. Picca and Ruth Thompson-Miller

Chapter 12: Language Diversity and Schooling
Tom T. Stritikus and Manka M. Varghese

Part V Exceptionality

Chapter 13: Educational Equality for Students with Disabilities
Sara C. Bicard and William L. Heward

Chapter 14: School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special Education
Luanna H. Meyer, Jill M. Bevan-Brown, Hyun-Sook Park and Catherine Savage

Chapter 15: Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students from Different Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups
Donna Y. Ford

Part VI School Reform

Chapter 16: School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural Perspective
Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode

Chapter 17: Families and Teachers Working Together for School Improvement
Cherry A. McGee Banks

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