ERIC Number: EJ493813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Multiculturalism, Universalism, and Science Education.
Stanley, William B.; Brickhouse, Nancy W.
Science Education, v78 n4 p387-98 Jul 1994
Addresses multiculturalism in science education reform: (1) problems with the universalist account of the nature of science; (2) an examination of some historical cases that illuminate the consequences of maintaining a universalist perspective on science; and (3) an argument for a multicultural perspective on scientific knowledge. Argues that the nature of science should reflect a multicultural perspective of scientific knowledge. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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