Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, 2nd Edition
November 2003, Jossey-Bass
The Handbook's forty-nine chapters are divided into twelve parts that clarify the meaning and boundaries of multicultural education. Topics covered include trends and developments, ethnic groups in historical and social science research, language issues, academic achievement, higher education, and international perspectives on multicultural education. The volume also offers comprehensive and balanced analyses of key controversies and debates in the field.
PART I: HISTORY, CHARACTERISTICS, AND GOALS.
1. Multicultural Education: Historical Development, Dimensions, and Practice (James A. Banks).
2. Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education (Geneva Gay).
3. New Directions in Multicultural Education: Complexities, Boundaries, and Critical Race Theory (Gloria Ladson-Billings).
PART II: ISSUES, TRENDS, AND DEVELOPMENTS.
4. Access and Achievement in Mathematics and Science: Inequalities That Endure and Change (Jeannie Oakes, Rebecca Joseph, and Kate Muir).
5. Assessment, Standards, and Equity (Mindy L. Kornhaber).
6. Multiracial Families and Children: Implications for Educational Research and Practice (Maria P. P. Root).
PART III: RESEARCH AND RESEARCH ISSUES.
7. Quantitative Methods in Multicultural Education Research (Amado M. Padilla).
8. Ethnography in Communities: Learning the Everyday Life of America’s Subordinated Youth (Shirley Brice Heath).
9. Ethnographic Studies of Multicultural Education in U.S. Classrooms and Schools (John S. Wills, Angela Lintz, and Hugh Mehan).
10. A Decade of Research on the Changing Terrain of Multicultural Education Research (Carl A. Grant, Anne René Elsbree, and Suzanne Fondrie).
PART IV: KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION AND CRITICAL STUDIES.
11. Knowledge Construction and Popular Culture: The Media as Multicultural Educator (Carlos E. Cortés).
12. Race, Knowledge Construction, and Education in the United States: Lessons from History (James A. Banks).
13. Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, and Antiracist Education: Implications for Multicultural Education (Christine E. Sleeter and Dolores Delgado Bernal).
PART V: ETHNIC GROUPS IN HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH.
14. Ethnic Mexicans in Historical and Social Science Scholarship (Ramón A. Gutiérrez).
15. Deconstructing and Contextualizing the Historical and Social Science Literature on Puerto Ricans (Clara E. Rodríguez, Irma M. Olmedo, and Mariolga Reyes-Cruz).
16. American Indian Studies (C. Matthew Snipp).
17. Social Science Research on Asian Americans (Pyong Gap Min).
18. Culture-Centered Knowledge: Black Studies, Curriculum Transformation, and Social Action (Joyce Elaine King).
PART VI: THE EDUCATION OF IMMIGRANT CHILDREN AND YOUTH.
19. Immigrants and Education in the United States (Michael R. Olneck).
20. Children and Youth in Immigrant Families: Demographic, Social, and Educational Issues (Donald J. Hernandez).
21. The Academic Engagement and Achievement of Latino Youth (Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, and Fabienne Doucet).
PART VII: THE EDUCATION OF ETHNIC GROUPS.
22. Educating Native Americans (K. Tsianina Lomawaima).
23. Historical and Sociocultural Influences on African American Education (Carol D. Lee and Diana T. Slaughter-Defoe).
24. Educating Mexican American Students: Past Treatment and Recent Developments in Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice (Eugene E. García).
25. Puerto Rican Students in U.S. Schools: A Troubled Past and the Search for a Hopeful Future (Sonia Nieto).
26. Asian Pacific American Students: Challenging a Biased Educational System (Valerie Ooka Pang, Peter N. Kiang, and Yoon K. Pak).
PART VIII: LANGUAGE ISSUES.
27. Language Issues in Multicultural Contexts (Masahiko Minami and Carlos J. Ovando).
28. Trends in Two-Way Immersion Research (Kelly Bikle, Elsa S. Billings, and Kenji Hakuta).
PART IX: ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: APPROACHES, THEORIES, AND RESEARCH.
29. What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The Continuing Quest for Equal Educational Opportunity (Linda Darling-Hammond).
30. Research on Families, Schools, and Communities: A Multicultural Perspective (Nitza M. Hidalgo, Sau-Fong Siu, and Joyce L. Epstein).
31. Social Class and Schooling (Michael S. Knapp and Sara Woolverton).
32. A Threat in the Air: How Stereotypes Shape Intellectual Identity and Performance (Claude M. Steele).
33. Engaging Life: A Funds-of-Knowledge Approach to Multicultural Education (Luis C. Moll and Norma González).
34. Culturally Diverse Students in Special Education: Legacies and Prospects (Alfredo J. Artiles, Stanley C. Trent, and John D. Palmer).
35. Equity in Heterogeneous Classrooms (Elizabeth G. Cohen and Rachel A. Lotan).
PART X: INTERGROUP EDUCATION APPROACHES TO SCHOOL REFORM.
36. Intercultural and Intergroup Education, 1929-1959: Linking Schools and Communities (Cherry A. McGee Banks).
37. Intergroup Contact: Theory, Research, and New Perspectives (Thomas F. Pettigrew).
38. Intergroup Relations in Multicultural Education Programs (Walter G. Stephan and Cookie White Stephan).
39. Fostering Positive Intergroup Relations in Schools (Janet Ward Schofield).
40. Multicultural Counseling and Therapy (MCT) Theory (Derald Wing Sue).
41. The Effects of School Desegregation (Jomills Henry Braddock II and Tamela McNulty Eitle).
PART XI: HIGHER EDUCATION.
42. Research on Racial Issues in American Higher Education (Christine I. Bennett).
43. Ethnic Studies in U.S. Higher Education: History, Development, and Goals (Evelyn Hu-DeHart).
44. Women’s Studies and Curriculum Transformation in the United States (Betty Schmitz, Johnnella E. Butler, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, and Deborah Rosenfelt).
45. Multiculturalism and Core Curricula (Ann K. Fitzgerald and Paul Lauter).
46. Multicultural Teacher Education: Research, Practice, and Policy (Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Danné Davis, and Kim Fries).
PART XII: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION.
47. Multicultural Education in Australia: Historical Development and Current Status (Bob Hill and Rod Allan).
48. Multicultural Education in the United Kingdom: Historical Development and Current Status (Peter Figueroa).
49. Challenges for Post-Apartheid South Africa: Decolonizing Education (Kogila A. Moodley).
Cherry A. McGee Banks is associate professor of Education at the University of Washington, Bothell. She is the coeditor of Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives and contributing author to Multicultural Education, Transformative Knowledge, and Action. She has published widely on topics related to multicultural education in journals such as Social Education, Phi Delta Kappan, and Educational Policy. In 1997 she received the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Washington, Bothell. She was the recipient of the Worthington Distinguished Professor Award on her campus in 2000. She has served as a member of the editorial board of the American Educational Research Journal.
- 40% completely new material (20 new chapters)
- 29 classic chapters from first edition – revised and updated
- Covers new issues (e.g., impact of assessment and standards)
- New research and trends (e.g., increase in interracial children, children in immigrant families)
- New edition of award-winning, landmark resource
- "Must-have" reference for the growing field of multicultural education
- Provides depth AND breadth of coverage
- Editors and contributors are the leading scholars in the field
— Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education, Harvard University
"'I am large, I contain multitudes,' boasted Walt Whitman in his
celebration of the American voice and spirit, 'Song of Myself.' His
claim applies equally well to the second edition of the Handbook
of Research on Multicultural Education, ably edited by James A.
Banks and Cherry A. McGee Banks. Newly revised and expanded, this
volume indeed contains a multitude of voices and perspectives,
providing an invaluable resource for all those interested in issues
of equity and the role of education in a pluralistic
— Pam Grossman, professor, Stanford University, School of Education
"Laden with new scholarship and updated revisions of some of the
earlier chapters, this carefully conceptualized second edition of
the Handbook promises to be an even more indispensable resource
than its highly acclaimed predecessor. It presents both depth and
breath in the field and is essential reading for new scholars,
established scholars, practitioners, and policymakers alike—
indeed, anyone seeking equality of educational opportunities for
— Vanessa Siddle Walker, professor, Division of Educational Studies, Emory University
"This book is a treasure trove for anyone who is serious about
multicultural education. Parents, teachers, undergraduates,
postgraduates, and accomplished scholars alike will encounter ideas
and arguments that are challenging, positive, and based on solid
research. The editors have brought together an enormous range of
debate, theory, and fact in a single volume that will act as both
an indispensable reference tool and a catalyst to new ideas and
— David Gilborn, professor of education, University of London, Institute of Education and editor of the international journal, Race, Ethnicity and Education
"The Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date
collection of major research and scholarship related to
multicultural education. Every scholar and practicing
educator¾both in multicultural education and general
education— should read it."
— Ana Maria Villegas, professor of education, Montclair State University
"It is hard to imagine a multicultural scholar, researcher, K-12 educator or administrator who could afford not to be thoroughly conversant with the rich content of this defining Handbook. Broadened, updated, and revised, this unrivalled second edition captures the diversity and impact of essential contemporary issues such as educational standards and provides a solid foundation for anticipating future developments."— Evelyn Kalibala, director of social studies and multicultural education, New York City Public Schools