Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America

Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America, 6th edition

  • Kent L. Koppelman

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Overview

Understanding Human Differences takes a clear, engaging look at the most critical issues of diversity in the 21st century, focusing on the interactions and intersections between culture, the individual, and institutions. Grounded in research, the text uses a question-and-answer format to bring the topics and issues to life.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136615934

Subject: Educational Psychology

Category: Introduction to Educational Psychology

Table of contents

1. Understanding Ourselves and Others: Clarifying Values and Language
2. Understanding Prejudice and Its Causes
3. Communication, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution
4. Immigration and Oppression: The Assault on Cultural and Language Diversity
5. Race and Oppression: The Experiences of People of Color
6. Religion and Oppression: The Struggle for Religious Freedom
7. Rejecting Oppressive Relationships: The Logic of Cultural Pluralism for a Diverse Society
8. Racism: Confronting a Legacy of White Domination in America
9. Classism: Misperceptions and Myths About Income, Wealth, and Poverty
10. Sexism: Where the Personal Becomes Political
11. Heterosexism: Challenging the Heterosexism Assumption
12. Ableism: Disability Does Not Mean Inability
13. Pluralism in Schools: The Promise of Multicultural Education
15. Pluralism in Society: Creating Unity in a Diverse America

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