In Understanding Human Differences,readers are introduced to sound research grounded in various behavioral and social sciences while featuring a stimulating inquiry approach to support reflection on issues of critical importance in multicultural education in today’s diverse society. The conceptual framework of the book focuses on three areas: culture, the individual, and institutions. Readers are encouraged to examine individual concerns; understand the cultural/historical contexts; and explore such areas as racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism. Included is a focus on changes already achieved or that need to be implemented in schools and other areas of society to create a more just society.
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This popular text is grounded in research conducted in various behavioral and social sciences–including education, psychology, history, sociology, biology, anthropology, women’s studies, and ethnic studies–to give readers a solid understanding of the multicultural/multiethnic issues of critical importance in today’s diverse society. The conceptual framework of the book focuses on three areas: culture, the individual, and institutions.
The author uses a stimulating inquiry approach to make the content more interesting to students, to encourage student discussion and debate on the issues, and to ultimately promote a deeper understanding of the material. Each chapter features questions regarding diversity issues, with responses based on research from a variety of disciplines and from the author’s experience.
The new edition has been carefully updated with new content in many critical areas, including:
Also from Kent L. Koppelman:
0137145039 - Perspectives on Human Differences: Selected Readings on Diversity in America, 1/e - ©2011
0136103014 - Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America, 3/e - ©2011About the Author:
Kent L. Koppelman is the author of well-received books on diversity, among them
Values in the Key of Life (2000), a book of essays on diversity and moral issues; Understanding Human Differences (first published in 2005); and The Great Diversity Debate (2012). Dr. Koppelman edited an anthology of readings on diversity published in 2011 by Allyn & Bacon entitled Perspectives on Human Differences. Dr. Koppelman is professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.
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