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Handbook of research on multicultural education

Author: James A Banks; Cherry A McGee Banks
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
This comprehensive volume assembles the leading scholars in multicultural education to discuss the history, philosophy, practice, and future of the field. Collectively, they reflect on the major research and scholarship that has developed since the field emerged in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Banks; Cherry A McGee Banks
ISBN: 0787959154 9780787959159
OCLC Number: 472918504
Description: xxvi, 1089 s
Contents: Introduction. Contributors. Reviewers. PART I: HISTORY, CHARACTERISTICS, AND GOALS. 1. Multicultural Education: Historical Development, Dimensions, and Practice (James A. Banks). 2. Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education (Geneva Gay). 3. New Directions in Multicultural Education: Complexities, Boundaries, and Critical Race Theory (Gloria Ladson-Billings). PART II: ISSUES, TRENDS, AND DEVELOPMENTS. 4. Access and Achievement in Mathematics and Science: Inequalities That Endure and Change (Jeannie Oakes, Rebecca Joseph, and Kate Muir). 5. Assessment, Standards, and Equity (Mindy L. Kornhaber). 6. Multiracial Families and Children: Implications for Educational Research and Practice (Maria P. P. Root). PART III: RESEARCH AND RESEARCH ISSUES. 7. Quantitative Methods in Multicultural Education Research (Amado M. Padilla). 8. Ethnography in Communities: Learning the Everyday Life of America s Subordinated Youth (Shirley Brice Heath). 9. Ethnographic Studies of Multicultural Education in U.S. Classrooms and Schools (John S. Wills, Angela Lintz, and Hugh Mehan). 10. A Decade of Research on the Changing Terrain of Multicultural Education Research (Carl A. Grant, Anne Rene Elsbree, and Suzanne Fondrie). PART IV: KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION AND CRITICAL STUDIES. 11. Knowledge Construction and Popular Culture: The Media as Multicultural Educator (Carlos E. Cortes). 12. Race, Knowledge Construction, and Education in the United States: Lessons from History (James A. Banks). 13. Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, and Antiracist Education: Implications for Multicultural Education (Christine E. Sleeter and Dolores Delgado Bernal). PART V: ETHNIC GROUPS IN HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH. 14. Ethnic Mexicans in Historical and Social Science Scholarship (Ramon A. Gutierrez). 15. Deconstructing and Contextualizing the Historical and Social Science Literature on Puerto Ricans (Clara E. Rodriguez, Irma M. Olmedo, and Mariolga Reyes-Cruz). 16. American Indian Studies (C. Matthew Snipp). 17. Social Science Research on Asian Americans (Pyong Gap Min). 18. Culture-Centered Knowledge: Black Studies, Curriculum Transformation, and Social Action (Joyce Elaine King). PART VI: THE EDUCATION OF IMMIGRANT CHILDREN AND YOUTH. 19. Immigrants and Education in the United States (Michael R. Olneck). 20. Children and Youth in Immigrant Families: Demographic, Social, and Educational Issues (Donald J. Hernandez). 21. The Academic Engagement and Achievement of Latino Youth (Carola Suarez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, and Fabienne Doucet). PART VII: THE EDUCATION OF ETHNIC GROUPS. 22. Educating Native Americans (K. Tsianina Lomawaima). 23. Historical and Sociocultural Influences on African American Education (Carol D. Lee and Diana T. Slaughter-Defoe). 24. Educating Mexican American Students: Past Treatment and Recent Developments in Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice (Eugene E. Garcia). 25. Puerto Rican Students in U.S. Schools: A Troubled Past and the Search for a Hopeful Future (Sonia Nieto). 26. Asian Pacific American Students: Challenging a Biased Educational System (Valerie Ooka Pang, Peter N. Kiang, and Yoon K. Pak). PART VIII: LANGUAGE ISSUES. 27. Language Issues in Multicultural Contexts (Masahiko Minami and Carlos J. Ovando). 28. Trends in Two-Way Immersion Research (Kelly Bikle, Elsa S. Billings, and Kenji Hakuta). PART IX: ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: APPROACHES, THEORIES, AND RESEARCH. 29. What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The Continuing Quest for Equal Educational Opportunity (Linda Darling-Hammond). 30. Research on Families, Schools, and Communities: A Multicultural Perspective (Nitza M. Hidalgo, Sau-Fong Siu, and Joyce L. Epstein). 31. Social Class and Schooling (Michael S. Knapp and Sara Woolverton). 32. A Threat in the Air: How Stereotypes Shape Intellectual Identity and Performance (Claude M. Steele). 33. Engaging Life: A Funds-of-Knowledge Approach to Multicultural Education (Luis C. Moll and Norma Gonzalez). 34. Culturally Diverse Students in Special Education: Legacies and Prospects (Alfredo J. Artiles, Stanley C. Trent, and John D. Palmer). 35. Equity in Heterogeneous Classrooms (Elizabeth G. Cohen and Rachel A. Lotan). PART X: INTERGROUP EDUCATION APPROACHES TO SCHOOL REFORM. 36. Intercultural and Intergroup Education, 1929-1959: Linking Schools and Communities (Cherry A. McGee Banks). 37. Intergroup Contact: Theory, Research, and New Perspectives (Thomas F. Pettigrew). 38. Intergroup Relations in Multicultural Education Programs (Walter G. Stephan and Cookie White Stephan). 39. Fostering Positive Intergroup Relations in Schools (Janet Ward Schofield). 40. Multicultural Counseling and Therapy (MCT) Theory (Derald Wing Sue). 41. The Effects of School Desegregation (Jomills Henry Braddock II and Tamela McNulty Eitle). PART XI: HIGHER EDUCATION. 42. Research on Racial Issues in American Higher Education (Christine I. Bennett). 43. Ethnic Studies in U.S. Higher Education: History, Development, and Goals (Evelyn Hu-DeHart). 44. Women s Studies and Curriculum Transformation in the United States (Betty Schmitz, Johnnella E. Butler, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, and Deborah Rosenfelt). 45. Multiculturalism and Core Curricula (Ann K. Fitzgerald and Paul Lauter). 46. Multicultural Teacher Education: Research, Practice, and Policy (Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Danne Davis, and Kim Fries). PART XII: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION. 47. Multicultural Education in Australia: Historical Development and Current Status (Bob Hill and Rod Allan). 48. Multicultural Education in the United Kingdom: Historical Development and Current Status (Peter Figueroa). 49. Challenges for Post-Apartheid South Africa: Decolonizing Education (Kogila A. Moodley). Name Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: James A. Banks, ed. ; Cherry A. McGee Banks, associate ed.


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