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Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education explores the untapped potential that narrative and experiential approaches have for understanding multicultural issues in education. The research featured in the book reflects an exciting new way of thinking about human experience. The studies focus on the lives of students, teachers, parents, and communities, highlighting experiences seldom discussed in the literature. Most importantly, the work emphasizes the understanding of experience and transforming this understanding into social and educational significance.

Narrative and Experiential Approaches to Multiculturalism in Education: Democracy and Education
Narrative and experiential approaches to multiculturalism in education: Democracy and education
Ming FangHe, JoAnnPhillion, and F. MichaelConnelly
Reflection on Chapters

Multiculturalism, for us, is not only the key issue across disciplines including education but also the way people live their lives in an increasingly diversified world. People of different cultural beliefs and values are in continual interaction, and, as in North America, multiculturalism is a concept increasingly found around the world for addressing equality and justice in living among people of different cultures. In Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education, we focused on multiple cultural and ethnic groups and on experience and the meaning of experience from the perspective of individuals in these groups. Both conceptually and ...

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