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The intersection of cultures : multicultural education in the United States and the global economy

Author: Joel H Spring
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Joel Spring discusses the context of multiculturalism, including the roles of dominant and dominated cultures, in the United States educational system. Cultural frames of reference such as race, gender, ethnic identity, and social class structure are outlined. Illustrations of teaching about racism, sexism, and ethnocentrism are found.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel H Spring
ISBN: 0072320737 9780072320732
OCLC Number: 40707088
Description: xi, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is the dominant culture of the United States? --
Dominated cultures --
Immigrant cultures --
Multiculturalism in the global economy --
Cultural frames of reference : monoculturalism, biculturalism, and ethnic identity --
Cultural frames of reference : history, gender, and social class --
The intersection of school culture with dominated and immigrant cultures --
Teaching about racism --
Teaching about sexism --
Teaching and language diversity --
Teaching ethnocentrism --
Conclusion : cultural tolerance, social empowerment, and the intersection of cultures in the global workforce and classroom.
Responsibility: Joel Spring.
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Joel Spring discusses the context of multiculturalism, including the roles of dominant and dominated cultures, in the United States educational system. Cultural frames of reference such as race, gender, ethnic identity, and social class structure are outlined. Illustrations of teaching about racism, sexism, and ethnocentrism are found.

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