Series: Major Themes in Education
Multicultural education is a thriving—though sometimes controversial and increasingly contested—field of study and research. Its major aim and purpose has been described as to create equal educational opportunities for students from diverse racial, ethnic, social, and cultural backgrounds to help...
To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge
The educational strategies of the black middle classes
‘At every single stage of my child’s education, I make sure that they are not under the radar’ (mother) • How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? • What are Black middle class parents’ strategies for supporting...
To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge
Series: The Critical Educator
The emergence of Critical Race Theory (CRT) marked an important point in the history of racial politics in the legal academy and the broader conversation about race and racism in the United States. More recently, CRT has proven an important analytic tool in the field of education, offering critical...
Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge
Coincidence or Conspiracy?
Education policy is not designed to eliminate race inequality but to sustain it at manageable levels. This is the inescapable conclusion of the first major study of the English education system using ‘critical race theory’. David Gillborn has been described as Britain’s ‘most influential race...
Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge
Critical Perspectives on Race, Racism and Education
This unique publication brings together scholarship from both sides of the Atlantic, focusing on the central questions that shape the field of multicultural education. It offers the reader a great opportunity to achieve a real grasp of the subject, facilitating understanding and articulation of key...
Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge
Teaching and Learning in Multi-Ethnic Schools
Series: Key Issues in Education
This book is a major new investigation into the issues of 'race', ethnicity and education, following the educational reforms during the late 1980s. It provides an up-to-date and critical introduction to current issues and major research findings in the field, exploring the teacher-pupil...
Published November 7th 1990 by Routledge