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Title Empowerment through multicultural education / edited by Christine E. Sleeter
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1991]


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Description 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Teacher empowerment and school reform.
Contents Multicultural education and empowerment / Christine E. Sleeter -- Schooling and the disempowerment of children from oppressed groups. Doing school in an urban Appalachian first grade / Kathleen Bennett -- Mapping terrains of power: student cultural knowledge versus classroom knowledge / C.E. Sleeter and Carl A. Grant -- Peer-proofing academic competition among black adolescents: "acting white" black American style / Signithia Fordham -- Disempowering white working-class females: the role of the high school / Lois Weis -- Strategies for empowerment through education. A curriculum for empowerment, action, and change / James A. Banks -- Empowerment through media literacy: a multicultural approach / Carlos E. Cortés -- Cooperative learning as empowering pedagogy / Mara Sapon-Shevin and Nancy Schniedewind -- Teaching children about social issues: kidpower / Valerie Ooka Pang -- Classroom use of African American language: educational tool or social weapon? / Selase W. Williams -- The empowerment of language-minority students / Richard Ruiz -- Changing our ideas about ourselves: group consciousness raising with elementary school girls as a means to empowerment / Lee Anne Bell -- Who is empowering whom?: the social construction of empowerment / Susan R. Takata -- Empowerment and teacher education. The rationale for training adults as teachers / Martin Haberman -- The power to empower: multicultural education for student-teachers / Renée Martin
Notes (SUNY series, teacher empowerment and school reform)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-331) and index
Subject Education -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Multicultural education -- United States.
Political socialization -- United States.
Teachers -- Training of -- United States.
Author Sleeter, Christine E., 1948-
LC no. 89077295
ISBN 0791404439
0791404447 (paperback)