ERIC Number: ED368837
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Renegotiating Cultural Diversity in American Schools.
Phelan, Patricia, Ed.; Davidson, Ann Locke, Ed.
This book contains selected papers presented at a working conference, "Cultural Diversity: Implications for Education", held in 1991. The issues explored cover such areas as cultural therapy as a means to enhance student-teacher relationships; the differences in attitude and motivation of immigrant and domestic minority youth; the implications of tracking; the interrelationships of students' family, peer, and school worlds; and second language acquisition and native language loss. The following papers were presented: "Cultural Diversity and Its Implications for Schooling: A Continuing American Dialogue" (Ann Locke Davidson and Patricia Phelan); "The Processes of Culture and Person: Cultural Therapy and Culturally Diverse Schools" (George Spindler and Louise Spindler); "Students' Multiple Worlds: Navigating the Borders of Family, Peer, and School Cultures" (Patrician Phelan, et al.); "Perspectives on Language Maintenance and Shift in Mexican-Origin Students" (Lucinda Pease-Alvarez and Kenji Hakuta); "Hispanic Cultural Psychology: Implications for Education Theory and Research" (Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola E. Suarez-Orozco); "Research and Policy in Reconceptualizing Family-School Relationships" (Concha Delgado-Gaitan); "For Teachers: Some Sketches of Curriculum" (Reba Page); "Cultural Diversity and Conflict: The Role of Educational Anthropology in Healing Multicultural America" (Henry T. Trueba); and "The Voices of Professional Educators" (Harry Handler, et al.). References follow chapters. Contains an index. (GLR)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Hispanic American Culture, Immigrants, Language Maintenance, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Teacher Student Relationship
Teachers College Press, Box 303, 1234 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 (ISBN-0-8077-3288-5--hardcover; ISBN-0-8077-3287--paperback).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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