ERIC Number: EJ554699
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Multicultural Social Reconstructionist Education in Urban Geography: A Model Whose Time Has Come.
Darden, Joe T.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v21 n2 p279-83 Jul 1997
Briefly describes several approaches to multicultural education including highlighting minority achievements and emphasizing human relations and social reconstruction. Argues that social reconstruction is the most productive approach for teaching urban geography. Social reconstruction examines the creation and perpetuation of inequality through the relationships of cultural subjugation, political subjugation, and economic exploitation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Ethnicity, Geography, Higher Education, Ideology, Multicultural Education, Political Issues, Poverty, Power Structure, Social Responsibility, Social Stratification, Socioeconomic Status, Urban Areas
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A