Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education by Sonia NietoAffirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education by Sonia Nieto

Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education

bySonia Nieto

Paperback | May 4, 2011

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This best-selling text explores the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education–in a sociopolitical context–for students of all backgrounds.


Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode look at how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors affect the success or failure of students in today's classroom. Expanding upon the popular case-study approach, Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education examines the lives of real students who are affected by multicultural education, or the lack of it. This social justice view of multicultural education encourages teachers to work for social change in their classrooms, schools, and communities. 

Sonia Nieto Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught students at all levels from elementary through graduate school and she continues to speak and write on multicultural education, the education of Latinos, and other culturally and linguistically divers...
Title:Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 1.1 inPublished:May 4, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013136734X

ISBN - 13:9780131367340

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Setting the Stage

Chapter 1 Understanding the Sociopolitical context of Schooling

Chapter 2 Defining Multicultural Education for School Reform


Part 2: Developing a Conceptual Framework for Multicultural Education

Chapter 3 Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students’ Achievement

Chapter 4 Structural and Organizational Issues in Classrooms and  Schools

Chapter 5 Culture, Identity, and Learning

Chapter 6 Linguistic Diversity in U.S. Classrooms

Chapter 7 Understanding Student Learning and School Achievement


Part 3: Implications of Diversity for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society

Chapter 8 Learning from Students

Chapter 9 Adapting Curriculum for Multicultural Classrooms

 Chapter 10 Affirming Diversity: Implications for Teachers, Schools, and Families and Communities