ERIC Number: ED437461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Education & Justice: A View from the Back of the Bus.
Gordon, Edmund W.
This collection of essays reflects a lifetime commitment to education and democracy, bringing together views on race, justice, and equity for all students. The essays are: (1) "Educating the Poor in the United States"; (2) "Human Social Divisions and Human Intelligence: Putting Them in Their Place"; (3) "Cultural Dissonance as a Risk Factor in the Development of Students" (with Constance Yowell); (4) "Common Destinies--Continuing Dilemmas" (with Aundra Saa Meroe); (5) "Equity and Social Justice in Educational Achievement" (with Carol Bonilla-Bowman); (6) "Characteristics of Learning Persons and the Adaptation of Learning Environments" (with Lizanne DeStefano and Stephanie Shipman); (7) "Perspectives on Counseling and Other Approaches to Guided Behavior Change"; (8) "Toward an Equitable System of Educational Assessment"; (9) "Culture and the Sciences of Pedagogy"; (10) "Human Diversity, Cultural Hegemony, and the Integrity of the Academic Canons" (with Maitrayee Bhattacharyya); and (11) "Coping with Communicentric Bias in Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences" (with Fayneese Miller and David Rollock). (Contains 178 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Democracy, Diversity (Student), Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Multicultural Education
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3844-1, $19.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8077-3845-X, $46). Tel: 212-678-3919.
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