Historical%20development%20of%20Multicultural%20Education

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Historical development of Multicultural Education Overview, with a focus on recent critical apporaches
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The beginnings The intercultural movement The Great Society The Civil Rights Movement Ethnic Studies Multiethnic Studies Multicultural Issues Critical Multicultural Education
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Critical approaches Antiracist education: focuses on effects of racism. Has been accused of not acknowledging the issue of Whiteness. Tim Wise. Critical race theory: Legal scholars such as Derrick Bell, Matsuda Lawrence, Robert Delgado and Crenshaw challenged the philosophical traditional position of liberal civil rights stance of colorblind approach to social justice. The basic precept in this approach is that race is a social construct which has effects on real experiences. Acknowledging such differences is the basis for legal reform towards social justice. Radical pedagogy: deals with education as an institution and its involvement in the perpetuation and maintenance of difference. Focus on
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