ERIC Number: EJ452304
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Resisting Racial Awareness: How Teachers Understand the Social Order from Their Racial, Gender, and Social Class Locations.
Sleeter, Christine E.
Educational Foundations, v6 n2 p7-32 Spr 1992
A study of predominantly white teachers participating in a multicultural education staff development program illustrated how social class and gender experiences informed their understanding of the social order they used to understand race. Following the staff development, few teachers substantially restructured their perspectives about racial inequality or classroom teaching. (SM)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Majority Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Racial Factors, Resistance to Change, Sex Differences, Social Class, Social Influences, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Background, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A