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Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to Race, Class and Gender, 6th Edition

Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to Race, Class and Gender, 6th Edition

Christine E. Sleeter, Carl A. Grant

ISBN: 978-0-470-47304-7

Dec 2008

252 pages

$64.00

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Focusing on what multicultural education actually looks like in the classroom, "Making Choices for Multicultural Education, Sixth Edition" encourages all to examine the latest theoretical perspectives on multicultural education, as well as personal beliefs about classroom diversity. The authors show how schools reflect broad patterns of institutional discrimination, and then offer five different approaches to addressing such problems in the classroom.

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Chapter 1: Illusions of Progress, Business as Usual

Chapter 2: Teaching the Exceptional and the Culturally Different

Chapter 3: Human Relations

Chapter 4: Single-group Studies

Chapter 5: Multicultural Education

Chapter 6: Multicultural Social Justice Education

Chapter 7: Our Choice: Multicultural Social Justice Education

  • Incorporates the most recent demographic data and literature relevant to ongoing struggles.
  • Discusses intercultural education as practiced in Europe and Asia and how it differs from multicultural education in the US
  • Features a stronger global perspective that contextualizes globalization, oppression, and other topics using examples from both the US and other countries
  • Examines and contextualizes poverty, both personal and group, and its influences on the ideas discussed