Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education

3.67 avg rating
( 172 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780801314209: Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education

This best-selling text explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education–in a sociopolitical context–for students of all backgrounds.

Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode look at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular case-study approach, Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education examines the lives of real students who are affected by multicultural education, or the lack of it. This social justice view of multicultural education encourages teachers to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

In this Fourth Edition of her best-selling book, renowned scholar Sonia Nieto explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education for students of all backgrounds. Intended for preservice and in-service teachers and educators, Affirming Diversity, 4/e looks at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular case-study approach, the Fourth Edition examines the lives of 18 real students who are affected by multicultural education, or a lack thereof. Topics include racial, linguistic, religious, cultural, and sexual diversity. Social justice is firmly embedded in this view of multicultural education, and teachers are encouraged to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities.

New to This Edition:

  • Case studies that address sexual identity and being Islamic in the U.S. in students' lives have been added to expand the meaning of diversity.
  • Snapshots feature presents four mini-case studies to increase the topics covered to include Sikhism, biculturalism, Asian-American students, and adoption.
  • Activities for Personal, School, and Community Change engage readers with many suggestions for concrete and practical action.
  • A new, expanded design that includes new tables, figures, artwork, and additional pedagogy which will help students visualize demographic information.

Sonia Nieto is a researcher, author, teacher, and teacher educator. She is currently Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her scholarly work focuses on multicultural education, the schooling of Latinos and other language minority and immigrant students in the United States, and Puerto Ricans in children's literature. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the Human and Civil Rights Award from the Massachusetts Teachers Association and the Educator of the Year Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sonia Nieto
Published by Longman Pub Group (1996)
ISBN 10: 0801314208 ISBN 13: 9780801314209
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Longman Pub Group, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0801314208

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Nieto, Sonia
Published by Longman Pub Group (1996)
ISBN 10: 0801314208 ISBN 13: 9780801314209
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Longman Pub Group, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110801314208

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sonia Nieto
Published by Longman Pub Group (1996)
ISBN 10: 0801314208 ISBN 13: 9780801314209
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Longman Pub Group, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0801314208

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Nieto Sonia
Published by Longman Group
ISBN 10: 0801314208 ISBN 13: 9780801314209
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Longman Group. Book Condition: New. pp. 422. Bookseller Inventory # 5797044

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 56.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.27
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds