The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican Immigration


reviewed by Jerry Garcia - September 28, 2006

coverTitle: The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican Immigration
Author(s): Bill Bigelow
Publisher: Rethinking Schools, Milwaukee
ISBN: 0942961315 , Pages: 149, Year: 2006
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The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican Immigration was published by the Milwaukee-based company, Rethinking Schools, known for publishing books that take innovative approaches to historical and contemporary issues.  The author, Bill Bigelow, has over 25 years of teaching experience at the secondary level. Mr. Bigelow also has an impressive list of publications that include Stranger in Their Country: A Curriculum on South Africa and Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World. Readers will enjoy the fact that Bigelow has long ago honed his skills on curriculum development and putting pedagogical theory into practice.   The publication of The Line Between Us could not have come at a better time. Immigration, and in particular, Mexican immigration, is of central concern to the American public and its policymakers. Similar to the difficulty of introducing a meaningful discussion on race in the classroom, border issues and an insightful... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: September 28, 2006
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