Rethinking Multicultural Education

Rethinking Multicultural Education

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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.They taught about the theft of Mexican land by the United States, immigration border patrols, the effect of toxic sprays on migrant workers, ... Then the presenters asked the class to write a persuasive essay taking a point of view on the question.

Title:Rethinking Multicultural Education
Author:Wayne Au
Publisher:Rethinking Schools - 2009-01-01


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