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What If All The Kids Are White? Anti-Bias Multicultural Education With Young Children and Families


reviewed by Jane Bolgatz — August 07, 2006

coverTitle: What If All The Kids Are White? Anti-Bias Multicultural Education With Young Children and Families
Author(s): Louise Derman-Sparks and Patricia G. Ramsey
Publisher: Teachers College Press, New York
ISBN: 0807746770, Pages: 187, Year: 2006
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Building on the work of whiteness studies over the last 30 years, Louise Derman-Sparks and Patricia G. Ramsey answer a question that many white caregivers ask: What if all the kids are white? This book is about helping white pre-school children and their families to become less racist. The authors do not simply offer ways to respond when a child says something biased. Rather, they suggest a comprehensive approach—involving history, theory, strategies, and resources—through which white children and families can learn more about their place in an inequitable world and how they might challenge these inequities. Importantly, the book specifically helps caregivers address whites who might otherwise think that they have nothing to do with racism. The approach, based on Derman-Sparks’ and the A.B.C. Task Force’s (1989) pioneering anti-bias curriculum for young children, starts out explicitly focused on the construction of whiteness and white identity. The first part of the book... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 07, 2006
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12647, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 3:47:58 PM

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  • Jane Bolgatz
    Fordham University
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    JANE BOLGATZ is an assistant professor of social studies education at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education in New York City. Her areas of interest include anti-racist education and historical thinking. She is the author of Talking Race in the Classroom (Teachers College Press, 2005).
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