Examines pros & cons, fears & biases; argues for culturally diverse curricula based on empowerment of minorities rather than highlighting of oppression & injustice.
# 11488 | 1,575 words | 19 sources | 1996 |
Published on May 18, 2003 in Education (Social Issues) , Sociology (Multiculturalism) , Education (Multiculturalism)
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From the Paper:The desire to represent all ethnic groups and to allow all minority voices to be heard within the classroom has not met with equal support across the spectrum of American educators. Advocates of a multicultural approach to education contend that they are obligated to revise syllabi and curriculum according to previously suppressed moral and political dictums. Without knowledge of many different cultures and appreciation of the diversity of values which they represent, multiculturalists contend that there can be no true apprehension of what cultural principles actually are to be valued. In opposition to this stance are those who are openly antagonistic to the didactic presentation of multiculturalism and its attempts to represent..."
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