One of the major problems facing societies, in almost all parts of the world, is the inadequate accommodation of social equity with cultural diversity. The crisis emanating from neglect of this issue can be seen in all societies. The lack of discourse between the two systems, cultural and social, means that there are fewer shared ideologies, on the basis of which accommodations can be negotiated. The inadequacy of those responses is the issue addressed by this series of books. It seeks to contribute, through joint publication and the stimulation of greater discourse, to identify the pathways to a less selfish and parochial response to the continuing dilemma of equity and diversity. In this first volume of the series, many of these themes and issues are raised, although the major focus is on the diversity of approaches to social and educational policy and practice in culturally diverse societies. Contributors have been invited to review, critically discuss and seek to extend the theoretical and ideological assumptions, underlying policy and practice in their chosen field.
Part 1 Integration, cultural diversity or separation?: social assimilation or cultural mosaic?, Y. Amir; social assimilation or cultural mosaic?, M. E. Poole and J.M. Sachs; interchange, Amir replies to Poole and Sachs, Poole and Sachs reply to Amir. Part 2 Multicultural, intercultural or antiracist - alternative political and conceptual rationales: multicultural or antiracist education? - the need to choose, R. Grinter; the case against antiracist education, B. Shaw; from multicultural to intercultural - how to move fromone to the other, C. Camilleri. Part 3 Values, morality and cultural diversity: moral diversity or universal values? the problem of moral education within socially segmented societies, I. Vine; the morally educated person in a multicultural society, J. Strivens. Part 4 Issues, dilemmas and promises: bilingual education, H. Baetens Beardsmore; what it is and why it is needed - the case for affirmative action in schools, G.A. Mulhern and A.M. Gallagher; the social realist against affirmative action, B.M. Bullivant; interchange - Mulhern and Gallagher reply to Bullivant, Bullivant replies to Mulhern and Gallagher. Part 5 The problem of judgement - examinations and evaluation in culturally diverse societies: cultural distance and the limitations of IQ, J.R. Flynn; intelligence - ethnicity and culture, R. Lynn; interchange - Flynn replies to Lynn, Lynn replies to Flynn; examination and cultural diversity, L.D. McLean; epilogue - consensus about cultural diversity - the pursuit of a chimera, J. Lynch, et al.
Series: Cultural Diversity and the Schools Ser. : Book 1
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 484
Published: 3rd September 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 1