In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key article, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow the themes and strands and see how their work contributes to the development of the field.
Carl A. Grant has spent the last 35 years researching, teaching, thinking and writing about some of the key enduring issues in multicultural education. He has contributed to a multitude of books and articles, and is former President of the National Association for Multicultural Education.
In his selected works, Carl Grant brings together 14 of his key writings in one place. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of his career and contextualises his selection within the development of the field, the book is divided into three parts:
- Race and Educational Equity
- Theorizing Multicultural Education
- Multicultural Teacher Education.
This book not only shows how Carl Grant’s thinking developed during his long and distinguished career, it also gives an insight into the development of the fields to which he contributed.
Table of Contents
Introduction Part 1: Race and Educational Equity Introduction to Section. A Carrot in a Pot of Water is not Vegetable Soup: Racism in School and Society. The Persistent Significance of Race in Schooling. Escaping Devil's Island: Confronting Racism, Learning History Part 2: Theorizing Multicultural Education Introduction to Section. Education that is Multicultural as a Change Agent: Organizing for Effectiveness. An Analysis of Multicultural Education in the United States. Challenging the Myths about Multicultural Education. Multicultural Social Justice Education. Contributions of Multicultural Education to Educational Theory and Practice. "The Path of Social Justice": A Human Rights History of Social Justice Part 3: Multicultural Teacher Education Introduction to Section. Education that is Multicultural and the Relationship Between Pre-service Campus Learning and Field Experiences. Preparing Teachers for Diversity. Culture and Teaching: What do Teachers Need to Know? Student Teachers, Cooperating Teachers and Supervisors: Interrupting the Multicultural Silences of Student Teaching. Teacher Capacity and Social Justice in Teacher Education. Epilogue.
Carl A. Grant is Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.