Choosing Democracy A Practical Guide to Multicultural Education

ISBN-10: 0135034817

ISBN-13: 9780135034811

Edition: 4th 2010

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List price: $173.40
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Duane Campbell is annbsp; Professor Emeritusnbsp; of Bilingual/Multicultural Education at California State University- Sacramento. He was a teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania public schools for three years (1964-1967)nbsp; and then a Professor of Education at CSU-Sacramentonbsp; for 39 years. Dr. Campbell was the founding Chair of the Department of Bilingual/Multicultural Education and of Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies.nbsp;nbsp; He has developed courses in Social Sciences Education, Democracy,nbsp; and Multicultural Education as well as supervised history/social sciencenbsp; student teachers.nbsp;nbsp; Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University in History (1969). He has long been active in labor rights and civil rights efforts.nbsp; He blogs at http://www.choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com.

Introduction
On Objectivity
A Few Words About Words
The Problem of Categories
The Social, Economic, and Cultural Foundations of the Current School Crisis
Democracy and the Need for Multicultural Education
Why Choosing Democracy?
The Current State of Public Education
The Structural Crisis in Our Society
A Day in the Life
The Crisis in Our Schools
Schools and Democracy
Democratic Values
The Crisis in Our Democracy
School Reform
Teachers Touch the Future
Multicultural Education
Culture and Schooling
The Nature of Culture
The Macroculture and U.S. Schools
Latino, Hispanic, Chicano, or Cultural Diversity?
Cultural Politics and Cultural Ethics
Teaching About Culture
Racism and Schools
The New Majority
The White Minority
Race and Racism
Racism and African Americans
Racism and Ethnic Conflict in a Nation of Immigrants
Anti-Immigrant Politics
Native Americans
Racial Ideology and Democracy
The Future of Democracy and Multicultural Education
The Way Ahead
With Liberty and Justice for Some: Democracy, Class Relations, and Schools
Social Class and the Crisis of Poverty
The Crisis of Poverty
Social Class as an Analytical Concept
The Working Poor
Formation of the European American Working Class
An American Dilemma: Poor Children in Poor Schools
Interaction of Culture, Race, Class, and Poverty
Cultural and Linguistic Deficit Explanations of School Failure: The Attempt to Avoid Class
School Responses to Poverty
How Society and Schools Shortchange Girls and Boys
Gender Roles and Schools
Tracking Female Students
Limited Choices for Non-College-Bound Women
Gender, Race, and Class
Teaching Strategies to Promote Democracy and Multicultural Education
Human Relations and Multicultural Education
Teachers Touch the Future
Underlying Assumptions of Human Relations
Violence and the Urban Crisis
How Research Limits Our Views of Students and Schools
Teachers as Cultural Mediators
Teaching Social Skills
Building Positive Relationships
Resolving Conflicts
Teaching to Empower Students
Five Approaches to Multicultural Education
Selecting Themes for Empowerment and Hope
Reality: Its Place in the Classroom
Social Participation in Schools
Empowerment Strategies
The Teacher as Coach
Working in Teams
Democracy and Classroom Management
Personal Safety
Developing Democracy in Schools
Promoting Democratic Values
A Safe and Orderly Environment
Extending the Teacher's Influence Through Coaching
A Theory of Antisocial Student Behavior
A Guide for New Teachers
Drug Interventions
Gang Interventions
Teaching Gang-Associated Youth
Promoting Democracy and Critical Thinking
The Processes of Learning
The Constructivist Perspective
Overcoming Low Expectations
The Need for Teaching Strategies to Develop Critical Thinking
Direct Instruction in Critical Thinking
Critical Theory and Critical Thinking
Cooperative Learning, Democracy, and Multicultural Education
Cooperative Learning
The Tracking Debate
Language-Minority Students
Preparing a Class for Cooperative Learning
Confronting Racism and Sexism Through Equal-Status Interaction
Classroom Management
Teaching Language-Minority Populations
Language-Minority Students in the Schools
History of Bilingualism in the United States
Goals of Programs for English Learners
National English Language Development Standards
Factors Affecting the Acquisition of English
Instructional Program Design for English Learners
Literacy and the Language Experience Approach
Considerations for Teachers
Putting the Pieces into Practice
The Dialogue Between Democracy and Multicultural Education
Democracy, Curriculum, and Multicultural Education
Civil Rights and Education Are Human Rights
The Achievement Gap
The Debate Over Textbooks
The Multicultural Curriculum Alternatives
Creating Your Own Materials
The Critics of Multicultural Education
Democratic School Reform: How Do We Get from Here to There?
A Brief History of Education Reforms
Neo-Liberal Reforms and the Return to Educational Inequality
New Goals for Democratic School Reform
A New Teacher's Survival Guide
A Choice Between Two Futures
References
Author Index
Subject Index
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