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  • Keepin' It Realby Prudence L. Carter

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    Drawing on survey fieldwork and interview data from low-income Latino and African-American youth in New York City, this book shows that African American and Latino youth are no different than other youths in valuing education as the key to economic mobility. It refutes facile, convenient assumptions about teenage behavior and racial difference. more...

  • Cultural Diversity, Liberal Pluralism and Schoolsby Neil Burtonwood

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood brings the writing of British philosopher Isaiah... more...

  • Diversity Training for Classroom Teachingby Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.00

    United States national policy mandates that all pre-service teachers take a course in cultural diversity. This book presents learning activities, which define terminology, provide activities to raise self-awareness, include newspaper articles that illustrate the relevance of concepts, and allow for an overall dialogue about diverse issues. more...

  • Educating Israelby Yehuda Bar Shalom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    A new comparative ethonography of five Israeli schools that use state-of-the-art educational approaches to help change Israel's conflicted society, this book gives an important glimpse of individuals and institutions who bravely operate as social and educational entrepreneurs who strive to change Israeli society. more...

  • Beyond a Dream Deferredby Becky W. Thompson; Sangeeta Tyagi; Derrick Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00

    Beyond A Dream Deferred is a multidisciplinary work that consolidates progressive perspectives on multicultural education, establishing it as a crucial sphere in a society charged with reimagining its national identity in all its diversity. Drawing on the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and students?both activists and intellectuals?contributors... more...

  • International Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusive Educationby Gajendra K. Verma; Christopher Bagley; Madan Jha

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    In light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities? such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: accounts from cross-cultural cognitive psychology on the special... more...

  • Multimodal Pedagogies in Diverse Classroomsby Pippa Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Multimodal Pedagogies in Diverse Classrooms examines how the classroom can become a democratic space founded on the integration of different histories, modes of representation, feelings, languages and discourses, and is essential reading for anyone interested in the connection between multimodality, pedagogy, democracy and social justice in diverse... more...

  • Bridging Cultures Between Home and Schoolby Elise Trumbull; Carrie Rothstein-Fisch; Patricia M. Greenfield; Blanca Quiroz

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 42.95

    Bridging Cultures Between Home and School: A Guide for Teachers is intended to stimulate broad thinking about how to meet the challenges of education in a pluralistic society. It is a powerful resource for in-service and preservice multicultural education and professional development. The Guide presents a framework for understanding differences and... more...

  • Pathways To Success in Schoolby Etta R. Hollins; Eileen I. Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 45.95

    This text is designed to help preservice and in-service teachers identify pathways to productive teaching and learning for students from culturally and experientially diverse backgrounds. To better serve an increasingly diverse population, teachers need to be competent in selecting and developing culturally responsive curricula and instructional... more...

  • Global Constructions of Multicultural Educationby Carl A. Grant; Joy L. Lei

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 81.95

    This book tells us how various global regions are dealing with three major concerns within the field of multicultural education: *the conceptualization and realization of "difference" and "diversity"; *the inclusion and exclusion of social groups within a definition of multicultural education; and *the effects of power on relations between and among... more...