Multicultural Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470483288
Format: PDF, ePub
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Multicultural Education is a reader for educators that consists of articles written by the top scholars in the field. It helps them understand the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially and language diverse classrooms. Each chapter now incorporates new theoretical, conceptual, and research developments in the field. A new chapter focuses on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Every statistical table, figure, and chart has also been updated to present the most current information. Educators will gain insight that they’ll be able to apply in the classroom.

An Introduction to Multicultural Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134800363
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A brief, highly readable overview of the important concepts, principles, theories, and practices of multicultural education Presenting need-to-know information in a concise, highly readable style, An Introduction to Multicultural Education helps busy pre-service and practicing educators increase their understanding of what multicultural education means for the increasingly diverse classrooms in the United States today. Leading authority James A. Banks includes the widely used concepts and paradigms that he has developed, such as the dimensions of multicultural education; approaches to multicultural curriculum reform; types of knowledge; and how to teach students to know, to care, and to act. In addition, the text covers the characteristics of effective multicultural lessons and units, the major benchmarks educators can use to determine sound multicultural education implementation, benchmarks to reform, and much more. Filled with new developments, trends, and issues as well as current statistics, citations, and references, the 6th Edition features: New Reflection and Action Activities and end-of-chapter summaries that can be used to identify key concepts and facilitate classroom discussion A new research discussion which shows the positive effects of ethnic studies on student engagement and achievement (Ch. 1) The author's new typology of citizenship in which four types of citizenship are conceptualized and discussed-failed, recognized, participatory, and transformative New discussion of the ways in which immigration to the United States has changed significantly since 2013 An up-to-date analysis of the ethnic studies debate and controversy that occurred in the Tucson Unified School District which culminated with a bill banning the program in 2011 (Ch. 1)

Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787959159
Format: PDF
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In this second edition, twenty-nine classic chapters have beenrevised and updated and twenty new chapters have been added toreflect how the field has evolved since the first edition of theHandbook was published in 1995. This landmark volumedescribes and analyzes changes such as increased immigration to theUnited States and new developments in theory and research relatedto race, culture, ethnicity, and language. It addresses new issuessuch as findings on the increase in the number of interracialchildren and the characteristics of children of immigrant families.The educational implications of new research and trends are alsodiscussed. The Handbook's forty-nine chapters are divided into twelveparts that clarify the meaning and boundaries of multiculturaleducation. Topics covered include trends and developments, ethnicgroups in historical and social science research, language issues,academic achievement, higher education, and internationalperspectives on multicultural education. The volume also offerscomprehensive and balanced analyses of key controversies anddebates in the field.

Diversity and Citizenship Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787987657
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The increasing ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, and languagediversity in nations throughout the world is forcing educators andpolicymakers to rethink existing notions of citizenship andnationality. To experience cultural democracy and freedom, a nationmust be unified around a set of democratic values such as justiceand equality that balance unity and diversity and protect therights of diverse groups. Diversity and Citizenship Education:Global Perspectives brings together in one comprehensive volumea group of international experts on the topic of diversity andcitizenship education. These experts discuss and identify theshared issues and possibilities that exist when educating fornational unity and cultural diversity. Diversity and CitizenshipEducation: Global Perspectives presents compelling case studiesand examples of successful programs and practices from twelvenations, discusses problems that arise when societies are highlystratified along race, cultural, and class lines, and describesguidelines and benchmarks that practicing educators can use tostructure citizenship education programs that balance unity anddiversity. The book covers a broad range of issues and includesvital information on such topics as Migration, citizenship, and education The challenge of racialized citizenship in the UnitedStates The contribution of the struggles by Indians and Blacks forcitizenship and recognition in Brazil Crises of citizenship education and ethnic issues in Germany,Russia, and South Africa Conflicts between religious and ethnic factions Diversity, globalization, and democratic education

Multicultural Education Issues and Perspectives 8th Edition

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118473264
Format: PDF, Docs
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Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives is designed to help current and future educators acquire the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become more effective practitioners in culturally, racially, and linguistically diverse classrooms and schools. The Eighth Edition has been revised to reflect new research and data regarding the decreasing non-Hispanic White population in the U.S. Two new sections to the Multicultural Resources include “Special Education and Equity,” and “Gifted Education and Equity.” The Multicultural Resources in the Appendix have also been revised and updated and the Glossary has been revised to incorporate 2010 census data and new developments in the field.

The Routledge International Companion to Multicultural Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135897271
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive international description and analysis of multicultural education around the world. It is organized around key concepts and uses case studies from various nations in different parts of the world to exemplify and illustrate the concepts. Case studies are from many nations, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Norway, Bulgaria, Russia, South Africa, Japan, China, India, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brazil, and Mexico. Two chapters focus on regions – Latin America and the French-speaking nations in Africa. The book is divided into ten sections, covering theory and research pertaining to curriculum reform, immigration and citizenship, language, religion, and the education of ethnic and cultural minority groups among other topics. With fortynewly commissioned pieces written by a prestigious group of internationally renowned scholars, The Routledge International Companion to Multicultural Education provides the definitive statement on the state of multicultural education and on its possibilities for the future.

Rethinking Multicultural Education

Author: Wayne Au
Publisher: Rethinking Schools
ISBN: 0942961420
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Moving beyond a simplistic focus on heroes and holidays, foods and festivals, Rethinking Multicultural Education demonstrates a powerful vision of anti-racist social justice education. Practical, rich in story, and analytically sharp, Rethinking Multicultural Education reclaims multicultural education as part of a larger struggle for justice and against racism, colonization, and cultural oppression-in schools and society. The book features 40 chapters, split into 4 sections: Anti-Racist Orientations; Language, Culture, and Power; Transnational Identities; Multicultural Classrooms; and Confronting Racism in the Classroom. Winner of the 2010 Skipping Stones Honor Award.

Making Choices for Multicultural Education Five Approaches to Race Class and Gender 6th Edition

Author: Christine E. Sleeter
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118313127
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Focusing on what multicultural education actually looks like in the classroom, "Making Choices for Multicultural Education, Sixth Edition" encourages all to examine the latest theoretical perspectives on multicultural education, as well as personal beliefs about classroom diversity. The authors show how schools reflect broad patterns of institutional discrimination, and then offer five different approaches to addressing such problems in the classroom.

Cultural Diversity and Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317222466
Format: PDF, Docs
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Now available in paperback, the sixth edition of this definitive text provides students a strong background in the conceptual, theoretical, and philosophical issues in multicultural education from a leading authority and scholarly leader of the field---James A. Banks. In the opening chapter author Banks presents his well-known and widely used concept of Dimensions of Multicultural Education to help build an understanding of how the various components of multicultural education are interrelated. He then provides an overview on preparing students to function as effective citizens in a global world; discusses the dimensions, history, and goals of multicultural education; presents the conceptual, philosophical, and research issues related to education and diversity; examines the issues involved in curriculum and teaching; looks at gender equity, disability, giftedness, and language diversity; and focuses on intergroup relations and principles for teaching and learning. This new edition incorporates new concepts, theories, research, and developments in the field of multicultural education and features: A new Chapter 5, "Increasing Student Academic Achievement: Paradigms and Explanations" provides important explanations for the achievement gap and suggests ways that educators can work to close it. A new Chapter 7, "Researching Race, Culture, and Difference," explains the unique characteristics of multicultural research and how it differs from mainstream research in education and social science. A new Chapter 14, "Principles for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society" contains research-based guidelines for reforming teaching and the school in order to increase the academic achievement and social development of students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, language, and gender groups. A new Appendix—"Essential Principles Checklist"—designed to help educators determine the extent to which practices within their schools, colleges, and universities are consistent with the research-based findings described in the book.

Language in Multicultural Education

Author: Farideh Salili
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607525038
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Many books on multicultural education focus on a country and provide indepth discussion of issues pertinent to that country at the time. Alternately, understanding of multicultural education is sought through comparison between a society of special interest and a reference society, often the United States. An interesting recent example is Constructing Multicultural Education in a Diverse Society by Ilghiz Sinagatullin (2003), drawing on the author’s knowledge of Russia and more particularly the Republic of Bashkortostan, itself an ethnically and culturally diverse part of Russia. The approach taken in this volume is to focus on an aspect of diversity, and look at its ramifications across the world. This provides an understanding of the nature of multicultural education itself, as well as insights into local issues through the experience of other places.