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Multicultural Research : Race, Class, Gender and Sexual Orientation - Carl A. Grant

Multicultural Research

Race, Class, Gender and Sexual Orientation

By: Carl A. Grant (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 25th September 1998
ISBN: 9780750708814
Number Of Pages: 292

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This is a book at the cutting edge of research on multiculturalism. With contributions from top American authors currently working in this area, the result is a text that not only dissects the multicultural issues facing education in the USA today, but also reveals the methods and procedures of research into this contentious area.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: The Idea, the Invitation, and Chapter Themesp. 1
Reconstituting an Ethnography: Social Exclusion, Post-Modern Social Theory, and the Study of Teacher Educationp. 9
Multiculture in the Makingp. 24
Born to Roll: Graduate School from the Marginsp. 37
Between Neo and Post: Critique and Transformation in Critical Educational Studiesp. 54
Writing Gender into Reading Researchp. 68
Narrating My Lifep. 77
Roots and Wings: Conceptual Underpinnings for Research and Contributions Related to Diversityp. 90
In Search of a Method for Liberating Education and Research: The Half (That) Has not Been Toldp. 101
Finding My Life's Workp. 120
The Professional is the Personal: Personal Identity and Research Agendasp. 131
'Funny, You Don't Look Puerto Rican', and Other Musings on Developing a Philosophical Orientation to Multicultural Education Researchp. 145
Personal and Intellectual Motivation for Working from the Marginp. 157
The Educational Researcher as Critical Social Agent: Some Personal Reflections on Marxist Criticism in Post-modern De-educational Climatesp. 168
Writing from the Heartp. 200
Research As Praxis: Unlearning Oppression and Research Journeysp. 212
Stumbling Toward Knowledge: Enacting and Embodying Qualitative Researchp. 228
Becoming a Researcher: It's the Trip not the Destination and Studying the Monocultural Preservice Teachersp. 240
Circling Toward Researchp. 264
Notes on Contributorsp. 276
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780750708814
ISBN-10: 0750708816
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 25th September 1998
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1