Perspectives on Human Differences: Selected Readings on Diversity in America

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This engaging anthology of essays and short stories explores important–and sometimes provocative–issues of human diversity from multiple perspectives. Perspectives on Diversity: Selected Readings offers accessible readings from unique personal voices, many of which relate specifically to the concerns of teachers. With its varied contributors including teachers, scientists, fiction writers, feminists, journalists, historians, sociologists, teacher educators, psychologists, linguists, and community organizers (including one who was elected President of the United States) this book emphasizes hopeful and practical strategies for addressing challenging issues. It will give readers an opportunity to explore truths about the diverse human experience, from both the past and present, for a brighter future.

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Readers will be captivated by this engaging anthology of essays, book excerpts, and short stories exploring important–and sometimes provocative–issues of human diversity from multiple perspectives. Perspectives on Diversity: Selected Readings offers accessible selections from unique personal voices including teachers, scientists, fiction writers, feminists, journalists, historians, sociologists, teacher educators, psychologists, linguists, and community organizers. Itemphasizes hopeful and practical strategies for addressing challenging issues, and explores truths about the diverse human experience, from both the past and present, for a brighter future.

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  • Provides multiple perspectives from diverse disciplines, including anthropology, education, ethnic studies, history, linguistics, psychology, religious studies, and women's studies.
  • Includes classic works by noted writers such as Saul Alinsky, Gloria Steinem, Jack Weatherford, bell hooks, and Studs Terke, providing historical perspectives on diversity issues and inviting comparisons to contemporary society.
  • Includes works by best selling authors such as Jonathan Kozol, Mary Pipher, Alex Kotlowitz, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Nathan McCall and international authors such as Arnold Zweig (Austria), Rawi Hage (Canada), Mark Haddon (England), and Mamle Kabu (Ghana) reinforcing that diversity issues are global and not restricted to the U.S.
  • Addresses an education-related issue affecting schools in each section such as curriculum reform, bilingual education, culturally relevant teachers, inclusive classrooms, white privilege, and tracking.
  • Includes several first-person essays exploring individual identity influenced by multiple factors such as race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability, presenting a more complex understanding of how individual identities are shaped.

 

WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING:

“Well thought out, organized, and timely”

-Jerri Shepard, Gonzaga University

 

“The collection of readings shows thought and care for multiple perspectives”

-Rosalie Roman, Western Washington University

 

About the Author:

Kent Koppelman is the author of Understanding Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America and Values in the Key of Life. After retiring in 2007, he received an award from Iowa State University for his career achievements. Kent is currently working on a book on American attitudes toward diversity and pluralism. 

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