Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

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Edited by: James A. Banks

  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
  • Publication Year: 2012 |
  • Online Publication Date: May 31, 2012 |
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452218533 |
  • Print ISBN: 9781412981521 |
  • Online ISBN: 9781452218533
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    • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
    • Pub. Year: 2012 |
    • Online Pub. Date: May 31, 2012 |
    • DOI: 10.4135/9781452218533 |
    • Print ISBN: 9781412981521 |
    • Online ISBN: 9781452218533

Abstract

The diversity education literature, both nationally and internationally, is broad and diffuses. Consequently, there needs to be a systematic and logical way to organize and present the state of research for students and professionals. American citizens need to understand the dynamics of their increasingly diverse communities and institutions and the global world in which we live, work, and lead. With continually evolving information on diversity policies, practices, and programs, it is important to have one place where students, scholars, teachers, and policymakers can examine and explore research, policy, and practice issues and find answers to important questions about how diversity in U.S. education—enriched with theories, research and practices in other nations—are explained and communicated, and how they affect institutional change at both the K-12 and ...

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