Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives

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This handy reference is designed to help present and future educators acquire the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become effective practitioners in culturally, racially, and language diverse classrooms and schools. The Fourth Edition reflects current and emerging research, concepts, and debates about the education of students from both genders and from different cultural, racial, ethnic, and language groups.

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Strategies, Issues, and Ideas for Today’s Increasingly Diverse Classrooms Fully updated with the latest developments in the field, this Fourth Edition of Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives provides the knowledge present and future educators need to become effective practitioners in today’s increasingly diverse dassrooms and schools. Leading scholars and researchers in the field present current and emerging research, concepts, and debates on the education of students from different cultural, racial, ethnic, and language groups.

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About the Editors JAMES A. BANKS is professor and director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has written or edited more than a dozen books in multicultural education and in social studies education. Professor Banks is past president of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). CHERRY A. McGEE BANKS is associate professor of education at the University of Washington, Bothell. Professor Banks is associate editor of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, contributing author of Multicultural Education, Transformative Knowledge, and Action, and co-author of March Toward Freedom: A History of Black Americans. Contributors to the Fourth Edition Frederick Erickson · Carl A. Grant · Christine E. Sleeter · Jean Anyon · James K. Uphoff · David Sadker · Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault · Johnella E. Butler · Geneva Gay · Janet Ward Schofield · Carlos J. Ovando · Rodney A. Cavanaugh · Luanna H. Meyer · Jill Bevan-Brown · Beth Harry · Mara Sapon-Shevin · Sonia Nieto Also Available The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children by Gloria Ladson-Billings Paperback, ISBN: 0-7879-0338-8 Jossey Bass — A Wiley Company · www.josseybass.com

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