Creating Solidarity Across Diverse Communities: International Perspectives in Education

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Christine E. Sleeter, Encarna Soriano
Teachers College Press, 2012 - Education - 230 pages
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In this important book, experts from around the globe come together to examine what solidarity in multicultural societies might mean and how it might be built. With a variety of analytical perspectives and findings, the authors present original research conducted in the United States, New Zealand, Spain, France, Chile, Mexico, and India. Educators will recognize relationships between issues discussed in the book and their own places of work, helping them to better understand issues of diversity and take steps toward building solidarity in their own schools and communities. This book demonstrates the commonality of purpose across the globe to connect schools and teachers with the communities they serve, and suggests avenues for bringing diverse understandings together to bridge antagonism and fear.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Solidarity as Social Unity
21
Part II Solidarity as Building Allies in Contexts of Struggle
91
About the Contributors
209
Index
215
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Christine E. Sleeteris professor emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University Monterey Bay and President of the National Association for Multicultural Education. Her recent books include Teaching with Vision/ Encarnacion Sorianois professor of research methods in education at the University of Almeria, in Spain.

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