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Multicultural Reflections On Race And Change

Author : Kitty Oliver
ISBN : 1884419798
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Cultural Writing. Multicultural Studies. Few places in the United States provide the goldmine of diversity found in South Florida, and what better place to look at race relations--past and present--from a variety of cultural perspectives. The Race and Change Project has produced an impressive oral history archive, housed at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, which features over 100 interviews with Blacks, Whites, and immigrants all talking about their race relations experiences before and after the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A multi-ethnic group of students at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, most not even born then, were challenged to confront these historical accounts and explore their own generational experiences aroudn race in thoughtful, mindful, candid, creative ways. The result is this collection. It features 22 writers who blend their personal stories with the voices of archival oral histories, weaving a rich tapestry of memories into a dialogue on differences that is sure to spark more discussion.

Multicultural Literature For Children And Young Adults

Author : Mingshui Cai
ISBN : 159311396X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Discusses theoretical, critical, and pedagogical issues related to the definition of multicultural children's literature and its place in the curriculum.

Multicultural Education

Author : James A. Banks
ISBN : 9780470483282
Genre : Education
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Multicultural Education is a reader for educators that consists of articles written by the top scholars in the field. It helps them understand the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially and language diverse classrooms. Each chapter now incorporates new theoretical, conceptual, and research developments in the field. A new chapter focuses on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Every statistical table, figure, and chart has also been updated to present the most current information. Educators will gain insight that they’ll be able to apply in the classroom.

Multiculturalism And Education

Author : Richard Race
ISBN : 9781472570215
Genre : Education
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There is a need to rethink education studies in these times of change, in terms of literacies and technologies, conflict and environmental concerns, and a need for authoritative texts addressing the key areas within education; sociology, child and infant development, social justice, policy, social welfare and development ? and multiculturalism. This popular text provides approaches to the theoretical perspectives and frameworks and focuses on the relevant literature surrounding multiculturalism for today's students. This new edition includes a completely new contemporary chapter on the notion of multicultural citizenship and new integrationist policies in England, including the latest research on citizenship, immigration and integration as applied to worldwide education policy-making. Including extensive examples of empirical research, study questions, updated references and website resources, Multiculturalism and Education 2e is essential reading for all those studying multiculturalism, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, within education and the wider social sciences today.

Culture Worrier Selected Columns 1984 2014

Author : Clarence Page
ISBN : 9781572847422
Genre : Political Science
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Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence Page is one of the most nationally recognized and highly regarded syndicated columnists in the country, and his newest book, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014, commemorates the 30th anniversary of his column's first appearance in the Chicago Tribune. It is the first such collection of his columns, and a long overdue archive of his best work, covering topics such as politics, social issues, pop culture, race, family, new media, prominent figures, as well as his own personal life. Page has been a broadcast mainstay for decades, delivering his sensible and balanced perspective on The MacLaughlin Group, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, NPR's Weekend Edition, MSNBC's Chris Matthews Show, and many other popular shows. His column, which is featured in over 150 newspapers, provides keen and clever insight on the day's most pressing political and social issues. While Page is known for his liberal-leaning views, readers have always appreciated his unbiased approach in directing criticism across the political spectrum, to any individual person or general issue deserving of examination. Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014 is sure to be one of the most entertaining and fascinating column collections in recent years, bringing Page's unique perspective within the African-American and political communities, and wealth of fascinating experiential knowledge, to the foreground of our ongoing national dialogue. As a veteran media member who has lived through the transition from print's heyday to modern mobile publishing, from the Vietnam War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and from the Civil Rights movement to the election of Barack Obama, Page is one of the most revered and uniquely qualified commentators of our time. This book will certainly be a bookshelf staple for the informed who favor balanced criticism of major current affairs and political events.

Multicultural Education In A Changing Global Economy

Author : Terry Wotherspoon
ISBN : 3830953313
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Defending Public Schools Curriculum Continuity And Change In The 21st Century

Author : David Gabbard
ISBN : 027598298X
Genre : Education
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The volume addresses such issues as the extent to which public schools are succeeding and the degree to which contemporary criticism is or is not warranted. By examining a range of content areas and a variety of philosophical and theoretical conerns, this work homes in on the evolution of curricula, methods and the forces and ideas that shape the debate. Chapters reflect the view that criticism of public schools and teachers is misplaced and misguided. Public schools operate under great stress from the pedagogical and political Left and Right. This often results in pressures and restrictions imposed through government mandates and corporate sponsorship that obscures the real issues and successes of America's public schools.

Multicultural Geographies

Author : John W. Frazier
ISBN : 9781438436821
Genre : Social Science
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Geographical perspectives on the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States. In an approach that differs from other publications on U.S. multiculturalism, Multicultural Geographies examines the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States from geographical perspectives. It reflects the significant contributions made by geographers in recent years to our understanding of the day-to-day experiences of American minorities and the historical and current processes that account for living spaces, persistent patterns of segregation and group inequalities, and the complex geographies that continue to evolve at local and regional levels across the country. One of the book’s underlying themes is the dynamic and complex nature of U.S. multiculturalism and the academic difficulty in evaluating it from a single viewpoint or theoretical stance. As such, Multicultural Geographies is derived from the joint efforts of selected scholars to bring together diverse perspectives and approaches in documenting the experiences of American minorities and the issues that affect them.

Race Ethnicity And Place In A Changing America Third Edition

Author : John W. Frazier
ISBN : 9781438463315
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Uses both historical and contemporary case studies to examine how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit. This book examines major Hispanic, African, and Asian diasporas in the continental United States and Puerto Rico from the nineteenth century to the present, with particular attention on the diverse ways in which these immigrant groups have shaped and reshaped American places and landscapes. Through both historical and contemporary case studies, the contributors examine how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit, illustrating along the way the behaviors and concepts that comprise the modern ethnic and racial geography of immigrant and minority groups. While primarily addressed to students and scholars in the fields of racial and ethnic geography, these case studies will be accessible to anyone interested in race-place connections, race-ethnicity boundaries, the development of racialization, and the complexity of human settlement patterns and landscapes that make up the United States and Puerto Rico. Taken together, they show how individuals and culture groups, through their ideologies, social organization, and social institutions, reflect both local and regional processes of place-making and place-remaking that occur within and beyond the continental United States.

Race Ethnicity And Place In A Changing America

Author : John W. Frazier
ISBN : 1586842641
Genre : Social Science
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