ERIC Number: EJ414144
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Battle over the Canon: Cultural Diversity and Curriculum Reform.
Banks, James A.
Social Studies Texan, v6 n1 p44-45 Spr-Sum 1990
Discusses the conflict between supporters of the established European-centric, male-dominated standard for evaluating and selecting knowledge and those advocating the inclusion of ethnic, gender, and racial considerations in the curriculum. Focuses on the conflict at particular universities. Maintains that only a canon that reflects cultural diversity can foster global participation. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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