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Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

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Are you prepared to teach in today's diverse classroom? The eigthth edition of this well respected text now enables you to apply your understanding of multicultural education. Real classroom videos - on ethnicity and race, class and socioeconomic status, gender and sexual orientation, exceptionality, language, religion, geography, and age- will help you to relate to, under ...more
Paperback, Eighth Edition, 464 pages
Published February 22nd 2008 by Pearson (first published October 1982)
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Oct 01, 2012 rated it it was ok
The most blatantly biased textbook I have ever read. Period. But perhaps I should appreciate the fact that the authors make their biases very clear, rather than letting them masquerade as fact...(which all textbooks do, of course, some just more subtly than others).
Jan 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a textbook, so naturally the writing is a little dry, but it is highly informative and serves as an excellent introduction for educators. It covers topics such as ethnicity and race, class and socioeconomic status, gender, age, exceptionality, and sexual orientation, to name a few. The text seeks to prepare educators for teacher examinations and the variety of students and situations that will be encountered in the classroom.

Because this book stresses the importance of understanding mult
Apr 06, 2016 rated it it was ok
I am not sure if this author is being deliberately biased or is just naive. To think that young, impressionable minds are getting this fed to them in introductory education classes in worrisome. If they believe what this book preaches, they will dome themselves to disillusionment and perhaps a short career in education.
Dec 19, 2010 rated it did not like it
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By "read" I mean paid for and opened a few times. I did not enjoy the book and quit doing the required reading early in the course. Maybe I shouldn't even add it to my bookshelf, though it is certainly sitting on a bookshelf in my house IRL...
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This is a good book just need to read the current version for the relevancy of the material
May 27, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I recommend this as a textbook for a Multicultural Education book or for any teacher or pre-service teacher who wants to learn about ME.
Jan 13, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Not especially helpful. Maybe enlightening for someone who has never taken a sociology course, but otherwise, not really. I found the chapter on gender especially too narrow.
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