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ERIC Number: ED012285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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CULTURE IN AMERICAN EDUCATION--ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO MINORITY AND DOMINANT GROUPS IN THE SCHOOLS.
LANDES, RUTH
THIS BOOK DESCRIBES AN EXPERIMENTAL TEACHER AND SOCIAL WORKER TRAINING PROGRAM WHICH COMBINED THE TENETS OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION IN AN EFFORT TO SOLVE THE SCHOOL AND WELFARE PROBLEMS OF MINORITY GROUPS IN CALIFORNIA, ESPECIALLY THOSE OF NEGROES AND MEXICAN AMERICANS. THIS CULTURAL APPROACH IS DISCUSSED IN CHAPTERS ON THE CULTURE CLASH IN THE SCHOOLS, IN THE QUESTIONS TEACHERS ASK ABOUT OTHER CULTURAL GROUPS, AND IN A REVIEW OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONCEPTS AND METHODS. ALSO DESCRIBED ARE THE COURSES DEVELOPED FOR THE TEACHERS, TRAINING IN THE SCHOOLS FOR DEALING WITH INTERCULTURAL PROBLEMS, SOCIAL WORK COUNSELING, AND SPECIAL PROJECTS CARRIED ON BY TEACHERS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE AN OUTLINE OF ASPECTS OF MEXICAN AMERICAN LIFE, A CHART COMPARING NEGRO-WHITE RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED KINGDOM (WITH SOME MATERIAL ON BRAZIL), AND A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN. THERE IS ALSO AN EXTENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY. THIS BOOK WAS PUBLISHED BY JOHN WILEY AND SONS, 605 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10016, 330 PAGES, $7.95. (NH)
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Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; Claremont Project in Anthropology and Education; UNITED KINGDOM; UNITED STATES