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Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities (August 1998)
Appropriate Practices for a Diverse Population
Barry Edwards McNamara - Author

Provides a variety of instructional approaches that recognize the cultural and linguistic diversity found in students classified as learning disabled.

This book addresses issues in teacher preparation and parental roles in the education of children with learning disabilities. It provides a variety of instructional approaches that recognize the cultural and linguistic diversity found in students classified as learning dis...(Read More)
 
 
Curriculum, Culture, and Art Education
Curriculum, Culture, and Art Education (April 1998)
Comparative Perspectives
Kerry Freedman - Editor
Fernando Hernandez - Editor

An international compilation of critical historical case studies of art education that illuminates how cultural knowledge is transmitted through curriculum.
"Curriculum theory and practice are central to the field of art education. Historical and critical inquiry are much needed, especially now, as we enter the next century. This book deals with unique glimpses of diverse international cultures through their aesthetics, education, politic...(Read More)
 
 
Bilingual Education
Bilingual Education (July 1996)
A Dialogue with the Bakhtin Circle
Marcia Moraes - Author

Examines the theories of Bakhtin and Freire in relation to bilingual education and second language learning.

Bilingual Education: A Dialogue with the Bakhtin Circle is the first book to make a connection between bilingual education and the theories of the Bakhtin circle. The analysis is focused on language as a social entity from the perspective of Bakhtinian dialogic existence. The author includes a discussion...(Read More)
 
 
Multicultural Education as Social Activism
Multicultural Education as Social Activism (July 1996)
Christine E. Sleeter - Author

Explores connections between multicultural education, social activism, and critical analyses of oppression.

"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. The book situates contemporary debates about multiculturalism in the U.S. w...(Read More)
 
 
Teaching and Testimony
Teaching and Testimony (July 1996)
Rigoberta Menchu and the North American Classroom
Allen Carey-Webb - Editor
Stephen Benz - Editor

Contains narratives of the experiences of teachers using the testimonial of Rigoberta Menchu, a Guatemalan Indian woman who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. Includes background essays on Menchu and the role of her story in political correctness debates.
By utilizing the testimonial narrative of Rigoberta Menchu--a Mayan-Quiche of Guatemala and winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize--teachers in this volume engage students in vital and rel...(Read More)
 
 
Ethnic Studies and Multiculturalism
Ethnic Studies and Multiculturalism (July 1996)
Thomas J. La Belle - Author
Christopher R. Ward - Author

Provides an overview of ethnicity and intergroup relations, profiles the development of multiculturalism and ethnic studies, and analyzes the issues related to diversity in higher education as they relate to ethnic studies and multicultural efforts.

La Belle and Ward address a major question confronting American higher education--How do colleges and universities best prepare students for common citizenship in a diverse, democratic stat...(Read More)
 
 
Sexual Harassment on College Campuses
Sexual Harassment on College Campuses (March 1996)
Abusing the Ivory Power
Michele A. Paludi - Editor

An updated and expanded revision of the first edition, which received the Gustavus Myers Center Award for an outstanding book on Human Rights in the United States. Intended for administrators and faculty, it is also a resource book for individuals wanting to make changes in their campus' policy and procedures with regard to sexual harassment.

"Sexual harassment is an important issue which we can, and hopefully will, deal...(Read More)
 
 
Lives in the Balance
Lives in the Balance (October 1995)
Youth, Poverty, and Education in Watts
Ann Diver-Stamnes - Author

This compelling examination (by a former high school teacher in Watts, Los Angeles) shows how poverty affects the lives of young people.

"Lives in the Balance literally explodes with images of youth culture within inner-city settings. Through observation and interview techniques, the author's close-up look at the effects of poverty on children's lives is staggering. Just the opportunity to hear 'insider' perspectives provides ...(Read More)
 
 
Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula
Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula (August 1995)
Christine E. Sleeter - Editor
Joseph M. Larkin - Editor

This book explores how to make teacher preparation more multicultural.

Very little attention has been given to the preparation of teachers to work in multicultural education. This book meets an important need, focusing on the teacher education curriculum, discussing how to make that curriculum multicultural.

The book begins by discussing issues involved in preparing a predominantly Whi...(Read More)
 
 
Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference
Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference (August 1995)
Christine E. Sleeter - Editor
Peter L. McLaren - Editor

This book explores and expands upon linkages between multicultural education and critical pedagogy, drawing on the shared goal of challenging oppressive social relationships.
"Here is a comprehensive view of leading theories and practices of multicultural education from scholars of various racial and ethnic groups. The perspectives of those often left out of scholarly debate are well represented in this book. Those perspectives offer si...(Read More)
 
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