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Power, teaching, and teacher education : confronting injustice with critical research and action

Author: Christine E Sleeter
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2013]
Series: Higher ed, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays frames the work of teachers and teacher educators within a struggle over what it means to educate a highly diverse public. Visions for public education, as shaped by progressivism and the Civil Rights movements, have emphasized preparation of all children and youth for participation in a diverse democracy. This vision is being challenged by neoliberalism, which frames education as a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Sleeter
ISBN: 9781433121449 1433121441 9781433121432 1433121433 9781453910405 1453910409
OCLC Number: 819741551
Description: xii, 274 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Teaching for democracy in an age of corporatocracy --
Standardizing knowledge in a multicultural society (with J. Stillman) --
Confronting the marginalization of culturally responsive pedagogy --
Transgressing boundaries for socially just teaching --
The academic and social value of ethnic studies: a research review --
Working an academically rigorous, multicultural program (with Hughes, Meador, Whang, Rogers, Blackwell, Laughlin, & Peralta-Nash) --
Critical pedagogy, critical race theory, and antiracist education: their implications for multicultural education (with D. Delgado Bernal) --
Teacher education, neoliberalism, and social justice --
Teaching whites about racism --
Researching successful efforts in teacher education to diversify teachers (with Milner) --
Developing teacher epistemological sophistication about multicultural curriculum: a case study --
Te Kotahitanga: a case study of a repositioning approach to teacher professional development for culturally responsive pedagogies (with Hynds, Hindle, Savage, & Meyer).
Series Title: Higher ed, v. 22.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Christine E. Sleeter.

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This collection of essays frames the work of teachers and teacher educators within a struggle over what it means to educate a highly diverse public. In this book, Sleeter connects incisive conceptual  Read more...
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"Grounded in research and practical classroom applications, Christine E. Sleeter critically analyzes neoliberal views on school reform, such as test-driven standardization and accountability Read more...

 
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