Dictionary of Multicultural Education

Dictionary of Multicultural Education

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Multiculturalism is one of the most widely discussed concepts in education today. Now, educators, university students, scholars, or anyone interested in multiculturalism can turn to the Dictionary of Multicultural Education to gain further information on and understanding of this important field. As the authoritative reference work on the subject, the Dictionary includes in-depth explanations of the history, use, and implications of more than 150 terms as defined by scholars prominent in the field. This reference work comprises terms of relevant legislation, educational-theoretical concepts and methodologies, and sociopolitical movements and conditions.

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Definitions for some 150 terms and concepts provide clarification for scholars , educators, and college and university students. One to three-page entries include social history, origins of use, and the present scholarly inquiry surrounding terms which describe relevant legislation, educational/theoretical concepts and methodologies, socio-political movements and conditions, and new academic disciplines that reflect the dimensions of and approaches to multicultural education. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780897747981
Characteristics: xxviii, 308 p. ; 24 cm


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