Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, 8th Edition
October 2012, ©2013
Part I Issues and Concepts
Chapter 1: Multicultural Education: Characteristics and
James A. Banks
Chapter 2: Culture, Teaching, and Learning
Christina Convertino, Bradley A. Levinson, and Norma González
Chapter 3: Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in the
Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter
Part II Social Class and Religion
Chapter 4: Social Class and Education
Chapter 5: Christian Nation or Pluralistic Culture: Religion in
Charles H. Lippy
Part III Gender
Chapter 6: Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today's
David Sadker and Karen Zittleman
Chapter 7: Classrooms for Diversity: Rethinking Curriculum and
Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault
Chapter 8: Understanding and Supporting Gender Equity in
Chapter 9: Queer Lessons: Multiculturalism and Sexual and Gender
Minorities in Multicultural Education
Part IV Race, Ethnicity, and Language
Chapter 10: Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform
James A. Banks
Chapter 11: Backstage Racism: Implications for Teaching
Leslie H. Picca and Ruth Thompson-Miller
Chapter 12: Language Diversity and Schooling
Tom T. Stritikus and Manka M. Varghese
Part V Exceptionality
Chapter 13: Educational Equality for Students with
Sara C. Bicard and William L. Heward
Chapter 14: School Inclusion and Multicultural Issues in Special
Luanna H. Meyer, Jill M. Bevan-Brown, Hyun-Sook Park and Catherine Savage
Chapter 15: Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Students from
Different Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Groups
Donna Y. Ford
Part VI School Reform
Chapter 16: School Reform and Student Learning: A Multicultural
Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode
Chapter 17: Families and Teachers Working Together for School
Cherry A. McGee Banks
James A. Banks is Russell F. Stark University Professor and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is past President of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and a member of the National Academy of Education.
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.
- Chapters 2, 4, 8, and 11 are new to this eighth edition.
- All of the chapters from the previous edition have been revised to reflect new research, theories, census data, statistics, interpretations, and developments.
- The Multicultural Resources in the Appendix have been substantially revised and updated.
- Two new sections added to the Multicultural Resources, “Special Education and Equity,” and “Gifted Education and Equity.”
- The Glossary has been revised to incorporate 2010 census data and new developments in the field.
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