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Author Nieto, Sonia.

Title Language, culture, and teaching : critical perspectives / Sonia Nieto
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource
Series Language, culture, and teaching
Language, culture, and teaching.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction: Language, Literacy, and Culture: Intersections and Implications; Part I Setting the Groundwork; 1 What is the Purpose of Schools?: Reflections on Education in an Age of Functionalism; 2 The Limitations of Labels; 3 Understanding Multicultural Education in a Sociopolitical Context; 4 Multicultural Education and School Reform; 5 Public Education in the Twentieth Century and Beyond: High Hopes, Broken Promises, and an Uncertain Future; 6 We Speak in Many Tongues: Language Diversity and Multicultural Education
Summary Distinguished multiculturalist Sonia Nieto speaks directly to current and future teachers in this selection of her key book chapters and journal articles focused on language, culture, and teaching, thoughtfully integrated with creative pedagogical features. The text offers information, insights, and motivation to teach students of diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 2, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Multicultural education -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203872282 (electronic bk.)
0415999685 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
041599974X (paperback; alk. paper)
9780203872284 (electronic bk.)
9780415999687 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780415999748 (paperback; alk. paper)