Multicultural Education as Social Activism

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Education - 284 pages
Explores connections between multicultural education, social activism, and critical analyses of oppression.

 

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Contents

Multicultural Education as a Form of Resistance to Oppression
1
Gender as a Mediator of Racial Consciousness
17
Political Perspectives about Difference and Inequality
35
How Teachers Understand the Social Order from their Social Locations
65
This Curriculum is Multicultural Isnt It?
91
Reflections on my Use of Multicultural and Critical Pedagogy when Students are White
117
Multicultural Education Social Positionality and Whiteness
135
Race Class Gender and Abandoned Dreams with Carl A Grant
155
Teaching Science for Social Justice
181
Power and Privilege in White Middle Class Feminist Discussions of Gender and Education
199
Multicultural Education as Social Movement
217
A Play
243
Index
275
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Christine E. Sleeter is Professor and Planning Faculty Member at California State University-Monterey Bay. She is co-editor (with Peter L. McLaren) of Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference and (with Joseph M. Larkin) Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula; and editor of Empowerment through Multicultural Education, all published by SUNY Press. She is co-author (with C.A. Grant) of Turning on Learning; Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to Race, Class and Gender; and After the School Bell Rings; and author of Keepers of the American Dream: Multicultural Education and Staff Development.

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