ERIC Number: ED462506
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Immigrant Voices: In Search of Educational Equity. Critical Perspectives Series.
Trueba, Enrique T., Ed.; Bartolome, Lilia I., Ed.
This collection of papers by ethnic scholars highlights the complex struggle for equality and power. It begins with a series foreword, "Beyond Psychologizing Multiculturalism" (Donaldo Macedo), and an introduction, "Democracy Sabotaged by Democracy: Immigration under Neoliberalism" (Peter McLaren). The 14 papers are: (1) "Some Conceptual Considerations in the Interdisciplinary Study of Immigrant Children" (Marelo Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco); (2) "Critical Ethnography for the Study of Immigrants" (Enrique [Henry] T. Trueba and Peter McLaren); (3) "Bilingual Education in an Immigrant Community: Proposition 227 in California" (Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, Lucila Ek, and Arcelia Hernandez); (4) "Ideological Baggage in the Classroom: Resistance and Resilience among Latino Bilingual Students and Teachers" (Elizabeth Sugar Martinez); (5) "Multicultural Education in Primary Schools in Almeria, Spain" (Encarnacion Soriano Ayala); (6) "Linking Sociocultural Contexts to Classroom Practices: Language Identity in a Bilingual Hungarian-Slovak School in Slovakia" (Bridget Fitzgerald Gersten and Christian Faltis); (7) "Wanting to Go On: Healing and Transformation at an Urban Public University" (Peter Nien-chu Kiang); (8) "Disabling Institutions, Irreconcilable Laws" (Concha Delgado-Gaitan); (9) "The Voice of a Chinese Immigrant in America: Reflections on Research and Self-Identity" (Yali Zou); (10) "Intra Ethnic Mexican and Mexican American Conflicts: Narratives of Oppression and Struggle for Daily Subsistence" (Angelica Bautista); (11) "The Use of Cultural Resilience in Overcoming Contradictory Encounters in Academia: A Personal Narrative" (Martha Montero-Sieburth); (12) "Confronting the Walls: Border Crossing, Gender Differences, and Language-Learning in Academe" (Gisela Ernst-Slavit); (13) "Myth or Reality: Publish or Perish" (Li-Rong Lilly Cheng and Kathee M. Christensen); and (14) "Beyond the Politics of Schools and the Rhetoric of Fashionable Pedagogies: The Significance of Teacher Ideology" (Lilia I. Bartolome and Enrique [Henry] T. Trueba). (Individual papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian American Students, Bilingual Education, Chinese, Cultural Differences, Democracy, Disabilities, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Hungarian, Ideology, Immigrants, Interdisciplinary Approach, Multicultural Education, Personal Narratives, Publish or Perish Issue, Resilience (Personality), Self Concept, Sex Differences, Slovak, Sociocultural Patterns, Teacher Attitudes, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Slovakia; Spain
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Proposition 227 (California 1998)