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Gorski, Paul C. – Multicultural Education, 2009
Some misunderstandings are remedied easily. But when new information collides with old prejudices--when new truths battle established beliefs for space in people's consciousnesses--they tend to respond with all manner of defense mechanisms. They employ these defenses in response to the psychological stressors that emerge from such inner-battles…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Psychological Patterns, Defense Mechanisms, Multicultural Education
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Gorski, Paul C. – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes inequities in access to computers by gender and race, drawing connections between the two and discussing the use of a multicultural education approach to understanding and eliminating the digital divide. This involves such actions as critiquing technology-related inequities in the context of larger educational and social inequities,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Gorski, Paul C.; Alimo, Craig; Brimhall-Vargas, Mark; Clark, Christone; Harewood, Gia; Horton, Julie; O'Neill, Nancy; Subbaraman, Sivagami – Multicultural Education, 2002
Reviews documentary and ethnographic films that examine gender-related issues, summarizing each film and analyzing its relevance to multicultural and social justice education. The films are: "The Fairer Sex?"; "Macho, 2000"; "The Pill"; "Step by Step: Building a Feminist Movement"; "I am a Man";…
Descriptors: Blacks, Body Image, Consciousness Raising, Females
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Gorski, Paul C.; Alimo, Craig; Clark, Christine; Hackman, Heather W.; O'Neill, Nancy; Subbaraman, Sivagami – Multicultural Education, 2002
Reviews six films about issues related to multicultural and social justice education in the United States: "It's Elementary: Talking about Gay Issues in School"; "Starting Small: Teaching Children Tolerance"; "In Whole Honor?"; "Children Talk about AIDS"; "Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary";…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Democratic Values