Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference

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Christine E. Sleeter, Peter McLaren
SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Social Science - 465 pages
This book explores and expands upon linkages between multicultural education and critical pedagogy, drawing on the shared goal of challenging oppressive social relationships.

 

Contents

Michael Pavel
1
Context
8
The Pedagogy of
71
Pedagogy and Theories
155
From Brown Heroes and Holidays to Assimilationist
191
Multicultural Critical Feminine and Constructive
221
Race and the Contrapuntal
245
Postmodernism the Politically Correct
269
Vocalizing Multicultural
309
Pedagogies in Action
319
An Africancentered Pedagogy in Dialog with
349
Multicultural Education beyond the Classroom
371
Reflections on My Use of Multicultural and Critical
415
Afterword Kris D Gutierrez
439
Index
449
Copyright

Implications
291

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About the author (1995)

Christine E. Sleeter is Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in multicultural education. She is the author of Keepers of the American Dream, editor of Empowerment Through Multicultural Education, and coeditor (with Joseph M. Larkin) of Developing Multicultural Curricula, both published by SUNY Press. She recently won the 1994 Research Award of the National Association for Multicultural Education.

Peter McLaren is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Life in Schools. He is the coeditor (with Henry A. Giroux) of Critical Pedagogy, the State, and Cultural Struggle, (with Colin Lankshear) Critical Literacy: Politics, Praxis, and the Postmodern, (with James Giarelli) Critical Theory and Educational Research, all published by SUNY Press, and (with Colin Lankshear) Paulo Freire: A Critical Encounter. He is also the editor of the Internationalist Department of the International Journal of Educational Reform.

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