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Pathways to Cultural Awareness : Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students - George Spindler

Pathways to Cultural Awareness

Cultural Therapy With Teachers and Students

By: George Spindler (Editor), Louise Spindler (Editor)

Paperback Published: 15th December 1994
ISBN: 9780803961098
Number Of Pages: 360

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Cultural therapy is a way of helping people cope with cultural diversity and societal inequity through the mediation of the school as a central institution for cultural transmission and maintenance.

This book illustrates how cultural therapy can be applied in educational settings to promote better understanding among teachers and students. Each chapter presents a situation in which the author has been intimately involved, offering a variety of approaches to, and interpretations of, cultural therapy.

Foreword
Introduction
Helping Teachers and Students Understand Cultural Diversity
What is Cultural Therapy?
Looking Across Borders
Students' Investigations of Family, Peer, and School Worlds as Cultural Therapy
Players Along the Margin
Diversity and Adaptation in a Lower-Track Classroom
Studying an Accelerated School
Schoolwide Cultural Therapy
Students' Situated Selves
Ethnographic Interviewing as Cultural Therapy
Working with School Staff
'Reflective Cultural Analysis' in Groups
Training Among Refugee Students
Chicano Anthropologist as Cultural Therapist
Working on Cultural Issues with Students
A Counseling Psychologist's Perspective
Mentoring Elementary Students Via E-Mail
Crossing Cultural Borders
Youths in an Intensive At-Risk Program
A Critical Look at Cultural Therapy
Conclusion
Reflecting on Applications of Cultural Therapy
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ISBN: 9780803961098
ISBN-10: 080396109X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 15th December 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59

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