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ERIC Number: EJ461843
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
The Transforming of the American Mind.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Social Education, v56 n6 p328-31 Oct 1992
Discusses the problem of ethnocentrism in the educational system of the United States. Suggests that knowledge needs to be redefined to reflect a multicultural view of the world rather than reflecting an "us against them" outlook. Argues that the humanities need to be decentered so that minority students are not alienated. (DK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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