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American School - 8th edition

American School (ISBN10: 0078097843; ISBN13: 9780078097843)
ISBN13: 978-0078097843
ISBN10: 0078097843

Summary: This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. The point of view taken by this text emphasizes 1) the role of multiculturalism and cultural domination in shaping U.S. schools, 2) the position of the school as one of many institutions that manage the distribution of ideas in society, 3) racism as a central issue in U.S. history and U.S. educati
onal history, and 4) economic issues as an important factor in understanding the evolution of U.S. schools.
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Summary: This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. The point of view taken by this text emphasizes 1) the role of multiculturalism and cultural domination in shaping U.S. schools, 2) the position of the school as one of many institutions that manage the distribution of ideas in society, 3) racism as a central issue in U.S. history and U.S. educational history, and 4) economic issues as an important factor in understanding the evolution of U.S. schools. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 8TH 11
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2011
International: No

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