Critical Multiculturalism

Author: Stephen May
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780750707688
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This edited collection draws together for the first time leading academic commentators on critical multiculturalism from around the world. Contributors are drawn from the USA, Canada, the UK, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The result is an international perspective on the latest developments in critical multiculturalism which aims to extend theory, policy and practice in individual countries. It is essential reading for all those concerned with, or involved in multicultural/antiracist education and other radical, democratic forms of schooling.

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Multicultural Education

Author: David Gillborn
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415336635
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This unique publication brings together scholarship from both sides of the Atlantic, focusing on the central questions that shape the field of multicultural education. It offers the reader a great opportunity to achieve a real grasp of the subject, facilitating understanding and articulation of key debates, and making important topics, concepts and theories accessible to a broad audience. The Reader is divided into four sections, covering the ideas that are at the core of contemporary multicultural education; theories, identities, practices and methods. The first section covers some basic conceptual territory and discusses key ideas including 'race', 'multiculturalism' and 'anti-racism'. The second section draws together writing that focuses explicitly on the question of identities, examining the meaning of 'race'. In the third part, the articles look at life inside multi-racial classrooms and consider how racialised and racist processes operate on a day-to-day level. Finally, the fourth section addresses different aspects of educational research. The editors have assembled a collection of articles of immense scope and pertinence, making this an excellent must-buy resource book for undergraduates, postgraduates. education practitioners, academics and anyone concerned with race equality and multicultural education.

Routledge International Companion to Education

Author: Miriam Ben-Peretz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134815824
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Routledge International Companion to Education addresses the key issues underpinning the rethinking and restructuring of education at the beginning of the new millennium. The volume contains over fifty major contributions exploring a wide range of issues, including: * philosophy of education * the economics and resourcing of education * testing and assessment: current issues and future prospects * standards * multiculturalism * anti-racism * computers in classrooms * mother tongue education * civics and moral education. Each chapter gives a contemporary account of developments in the field, and looks to the future and the directions that new activity and inquiry are likely to take. All the chapters are written from an international perspective.

Sociological Cultural Studies

Author: G. McLennan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230625584
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the relationship between sociology and cultural studies, Gregor McLennan lucidly guides us from central philosophical questions in the social sciences to new interpretations of such urgent contemporary questions as Eurocentrism, multiculturalism, and reflexivity.

Anti racism Feminism and Critical Approaches to Education

Author: Roxana Ng
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897893282
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Contributors from Canada and the United States address educational issues relevant to aboriginal peoples, people of color, and people of religious minorities in light of feminist and critical pedagogical theory.

Critical Theory and the Human Condition

Author: Michael A. Peters
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780820451688
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This book presents essays written by internationally acclaimed scholars on the leading figures and major social projects and movements within the tradition of critical theory. <I>Critical Theory and the Human Condition is organized in two parts: -Labors of the Dialectic- and -Projects and Movements-. -Labors of the Dialectic- addresses key themes associated with the work of Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, Walter Benjamin, Eric Fromm, Herbert Marcuse, Hannah Arendt, Karl Marx and Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Jurgen Habermas and Maxine Greene. Their work is situated in relation to contemporary issues associated with the human condition. -Projects and Movements- deals with the new politics of cynicism, knowledge, dialogue and humanization, critical race theory, critical multiculturalism, the body and feminist aesthetics, cultural studies, and the environment."