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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.

Journey toward Social Justice: Curriculum Change and Educational Equity in a Navajo Community
Journey toward social justice: Curriculum change and educational equity in a Navajo community
Autobiographical Introduction

I grew up in a military family. My father, originally from Ohio, was a pilot in the air force, and my mother left her home in rural Alabama for the first time to travel the world with my dad, my brother, and me. I often say, as a military dependent, I lived here, there, everywhere, and nowhere for long. Over the course of my years in school I lived in New York, Alaska, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, England, France, and Germany. These travels opened windows to diverse lifestyles, cultures, and landscapes, resulting in experiences that have had a profound ...

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