Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society 10th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0134054674
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- 352 pages
- ISBN-10: 0134054679
- ISBN-13: 978-0134054674
- Publisher: Pearson; 10th Edition (January 6, 2016)
- Language: English
An up-to-date, balanced examination of the issues of race, diversity and equity in society, how they are reflected in schools, and their impact on students.
This widely popular book provides an up-to-date, unbiased look at today’s many different cultural groups and the importance of building on the cultures and experiences of students to help them achieve optimal learning. It explores the most current issues related to race, diversity, and equity in society and shows how those issues are reflected in schools and how they impact students. Future teachers get a sound foundation for understanding diversity and using this knowledge effectively in classrooms and schools to help students learn. The authors approach multicultural education using a broad perspective, using culture as the basis for understanding multicultural education, and emphasize the importance of an equitable education for all students. The new edition helps readers learn to routinely use self-reflection to become more effective teachers in classrooms that provide equity for all students; covers up-to-date new issues in the chapter features; updates all chapters to reflect recent events and research that have impacted the topics addressed in the book, and updates all tables, figures, and references to reflect the latest data and thinking.
KEY TOPICS: Foundations of Multicultural Education, Race and Ethnicity, Class and Socioeconomic Status, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Exceptionality, Language, Religion, Geography, The Youth Culture, Education That Is Multicultural
MARKET: Current and future classroom teachers / Students in undergraduate, graduate, and in-service courses / Other social services professionals will find it helpful in understanding the complexity of cultural backgrounds and experiences as they work with families and children.
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