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Brock, Cynthia Helen; Borti, Adeline; Frahm, Tia; Howe, Lori; Khasilova, Dilnoza; Ventura-Kalen, Karen – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
This paper brings together the storied experiences of a group of diverse scholars from Ghana, Uzbekistan, and the United States who use a collaborative autoethnographic lens to engage in the process of self-reflection/self-critique with respect to salient aspects of their identities (e.g., race, language, gender, socioeconomic status, and so…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Teacher Collaboration, Partnerships in Education, Reflection
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Reed-Danahay, Deborah – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
This article argues that by combining critical ethnographic and autoethnographic perspectives we can move beyond the insider/outsider dualism, better understand the ways in which stories of personal experience are "strategic," and interrogate the broader contexts and processes of social inequality that shape life trajectories. The…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Social Justice, Critical Theory, Teaching Experience
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Marx, Sherry – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
In this autoethnographic tale, I tell the story of my own family's experience with race, class, and language privilege. In particular, I focus on my children's experience with elementary schooling in the United States and Hungary. Their intercultural education experience vividly illuminates the socially and culturally constructed nature of race,…
Descriptors: Social Class, Elementary School Students, Multicultural Education, Racial Differences
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Salinas, Cinthia; Alarcón, Jeannette D. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Notions of citizenship, as taught through the official state curriculum, are narrow and fail to consider the importance of histories that reveal a composite of diverse races/ethnicities, multiple languages, and complex patterns of immigration and transnationalism. The richness of such histories embodies the experiences and contributions of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, History Instruction
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Demerath, Peter; Mattheis, Allison – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2012
This article reviews advances of interest to multicultural educators and researchers in the complementary disciplines of multicultural education and educational anthropology including the culture concept; biological and sociological conceptions of "race;" postmodern understandings of identity and subjectivity; and ethnographic accounts…
Descriptors: Educational Anthropology, Multicultural Education, Concept Formation, Cultural Differences
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Allen, Keisha McIntosh; Jackson, Iesha; Knight, Michelle G. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2012
This study presents findings from a case study of 18 second- and 1.5-generation West African immigrants. We draw upon notions of elusive culture and indigenous knowledges to highlight participants' complex cultural identities and respond to anti-immigration discourses through positioning West African immigrant students as assets in American…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Immigrants, African Culture, Case Studies