ERIC Number: EJ468062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Canon Debate, Knowledge Construction, and Multicultural Education.
Banks, James A.
Educational Researcher, v22 n5 p4-14 Jun-Jul 1993
Reviews the debate over multicultural education, and illustrates the roots of the debate between multiculturalists and Western traditionalists. A typology of knowledge is presented; and it is argued that each type should be part of curriculum at elementary school, secondary school, and higher levels. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classification, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Conflict, Curriculum Development, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Knowledge Level, Multicultural Education, Political Influences, Social Problems, Traditionalism, Values, Western Civilization
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A