Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

History of Multicultural Education, Volume 3: Instruction and Assessment


reviewed by Christopher D. Yawn December 01, 2009

coverTitle: History of Multicultural Education, Volume 3: Instruction and Assessment
Author(s): Carl A. Grant and Thandeka K. Chapman
Publisher: Routledge, New York
ISBN: 0805854398, Pages: 338, Year: 2008
Search for book at Amazon.com

From its inception in the 1960’s, the intent of the multicultural education movement was to empower all students through education reform. The movement worked towards reconstructing education so that it would be the vehicle for eradicating social injustice. Furthermore, the multicultural education movement highlighted the necessity to radically change education so that value is placed on the contributions to knowledge brought forth from culturally diverse populations. Over the years, multicultural education has broadened its focus to incorporate the voices of all marginalized groups in our ever-changing society. Although its focus population has broadened, the aim of multicultural education has remained. Reviewing the work of those in the field reveals that inclusive knowledge construction, equity, and academic success are the persistent themes of multicultural education.  As indicated by Grant and Chapman , it is difficult to identify a consistent definition of multicultural education. However, the collection of articles spanning the six... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase History of Multicultural Education, Volume 3: Instruction and Assessment
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: December 01, 2009
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15857, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 3:45:43 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Christopher Yawn
    The City College of New York
    CHRISTOPHER D. YAWN is Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Leadership and Special Education at the City College of New York.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS