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Defining and Designing Multiculturalism
Defining and Designing Multiculturalism (November 2002)
One School System's Efforts
Pepi Leistyna - Author
Peter L. McLaren - Foreword by

An activist group works to bring a multicultural education program to an urban public school system.

Just outside a major urban center on the east coast of the United States an activist group struggled to create a system-wide multicultural education program. Through a seven-year qualitative study, Pepi Leistyna documents and interprets—via a critical pedagogical lens—this group’s work with professiona...(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)
 
 
Critical Theory and Educational Research
Critical Theory and Educational Research (March 1995)
Peter L. McLaren - Editor
James M. Giarelli - Editor

This book applies European critical theory to North American educational research.
The contributors to this anthology bring North American research traditions into conversation with the latest advances in French, German, British, and Latin American schools of social thought. Challenging the very precepts of many empirical and analytical approaches to understanding educational phenomena, this collection of essays is indispensable for educ...(Read More)
 
 
Critical Literacy
Critical Literacy (March 1993)
Politics, Praxis, and the Postmodern
Colin Lankshear - Editor
Peter L. McLaren - Editor

"Lankshear and McLaren have put together a volume that includes some of the best work presently being done in the area of literacy studies. It is a book that confronts the challenge of literacy in ways that take into account some of the most demanding and urgent debates of our time. It essentially redefines the project of literacy by bringing to light new possibilities for liberation struggles both in and outside of schools. It is a project that ...(Read More)
 
 
Critical Pedagogy, the State, and Cultural Struggle
Critical Pedagogy, the State, and Cultural Struggle (July 1989)
Henry A. Giroux - Editor
Peter L. McLaren - Editor

Schools have been traditionally defined as institutions of instruction, but the authors of this volume challenge that position in order to generate a new set of cultural categories and constructs through which the nature and process of schooling can be more appropriately understood. Giroux and McLaren develop a theory of schooling that takes into account not only the more traditional relationship between teaching and learning, but also the import o...(Read More)
 
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