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Critical Multiculturalism: Rethinking Multicultural and Antiracist Education


reviewed by Irma M. Olmedo — 2001

coverTitle: Critical Multiculturalism: Rethinking Multicultural and Antiracist Education
Author(s): Stephen May, ed.
Publisher: Falmer Press, London
ISBN: 0750707682, Pages: 296, Year: 1999
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Although multicultural educators and theorists support the recognition and affirmation of diversity, especially in the educational arena, frequently their arguments are presented within the context of particular societies. It is rare that multiculturalists in the USA incorporate or address the writings of theorists in other countries or examine how these issues are handled across the oceans. Critical Multiculturalism: Rethinking Multicultural and Antiracist Education, goes a long way to redress this problem. It is composed of 10 articles addressing a variety of debates over multiculturalism, diversity and education from the perspective of scholars in North America (USA and Canada), Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. It provides a broader perspective than is generally the case in such writings. The book is very substantive in addressing issues such as the debates and battles between multiculturalists and anti-racists, the impact of critical pedagogy on multicultural education theory, the implications of hybridity theory and postmodernism on conceptions of culture, the effect of globalization and transnationalism on ethnicity and otherness. The authors engage... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 103 Number 1, 2001, p. 114-116
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10578, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 10:34:38 PM

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