Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version - Access Card Package / Edition 5

Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version - Access Card Package / Edition 5

by Kent L. Koppelman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134044316
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/10/2016
Series: What's New in Curriculum & Instruction Series
Edition description: Enhanced
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kent L. Koppelman is the author and editor of several books in the field of multicultural issues and diversity, among them Values in the Key of Life (Baywood Publishing, 2000), a book of essays on diversity and moral issues; Understanding Human Differences (Pearson, 2005); and The Great Diversity Debate (Teachers College Press, 2012). Dr. Koppelman is professor emeritus at UW-La Crosse.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Individual Attitudes and Interpersonal Relations

Chapter 1 Understanding Ourselves and Others: Clarifying Values and Language

Chapter 2 Understanding Prejudice and Its Causes

Chapter 3 Communication, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution

SECTION 2 Cultural Foundations of Oppression in the United States

Chapter 4 Immigration and Oppression: The Assault on Cultural and Language Diversity

Chapter 5 Race and Oppression: The Experiences of People of Color in America

Chapter 6 Religion and Oppression: The Struggle for Religious Freedom

Chapter 7 Rejecting Oppressive Relationships: The Logic of Cultural Pluralism for a Diverse Society

SECTION 3 Contemporary Dilemmas for Intergroup Relations

Chapter 8 Racism: Confronting a Legacy of White Domination in America

Chapter 9 Classism: Misperceptions and Myths About Income, Wealth, and Poverty

Chapter 10 Sexism: Where the Personal Becomes Political

Chapter 11 Heterosexism: Transforming Homosexuality from Deviant to Different

Chapter 12 Ableism: Disability Does Not Mean Inability

SECTION 4 The Challenge of Diversity to American Institutions

Chapter 13 Pluralism in Schools: The Promise of Multicultural Education

Chapter 14 Pluralism in Society: Creating Unity in a Diverse America

Afterword

Terms and Definitions

Discussion Exercises

References

Index

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