In influential and often groundbreaking articles from the Harvard Educational Review, the volume surveys multicultural education’s founding arguments and principles, describes its subsequent evolution, and looks toward its future role and impact. An Introduction to Multicultural Education SIX TH EDITION James A. Banks University of Washington, Seattle Hudson Street, New York, NY 1 11/27/17 PMFile Size: KB. Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, 9th Edition [Banks, James A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, 9th Edition/5(69). Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, seventh edition, is designed to help current and future educators acquire the concepts, paradigms, and explanations needed to become The Appendix consists of a list of books for further reading, and the Glossary deﬁnes many of the key concepts and terms used throughout the book.
This book answers: (1) how do socially constructed concepts of race dominate and limit understandings and practices of multicultural education; and (2) since race is socially constructed, how do we deconstruct it? The author argues that multicultural education needs to move beyond racial categories defined and sustained by the ideological, social, political, and economic forces of white . The historical roots of multicultural education grew out a struggle for political power, freedom, and economic integration during the civil rights movement of the ’s. During that time, various oppressed groups demanded that public schools include cultural and ethnic content (Banks, ). In the late s and early s, women's. This book explores how multiculturalism should be promoted throughout higher education due to its benefits for students. It adopts a strengths-based student-centred perspective and offers practical illustrations of how multicultural education can instigate students to understand each other and to relate to each other meaningfully. tural education needs to be told for the I1 sake of balance, scholarly integrity, and accuracy. But if I am to reveal the truth about multicultural education, I must first identify and debunk some of the wide spread myths and misconceptions about ' it. Multicultural education is for the others.