The social studies curriculum : purposes, problems, and possibilities / edited by E. Wayne Ross

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Subjects: Social sciences--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States--Curricula
Social sciences--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States--Curricula
Interdisciplinary approach in education--United States
Curriculum planning--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1997
Series: SUNY series, theory, research, and practice in social education
LC Classification: L, LB
Physical Description: xv, 274 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction / E. Wayne Ross
1. The Struggle for the Social Studies Curriculum / E. Wayne Ross 3
2. History as the Core of Social Studies Education / Michael Whelan 21
3. The Unique Mission of the Social Studies / David Warren Saxe 39
4. Social Studies and Feminism / Nel Noddings 59
5. Gender in Social Education / Jane Bernard-Powers 71
6. Against the Sovereignty of Origins: Contradictions in the Experience of Racial Inequality in Education and Society / Cameron McCarthy 91
7. Multicultural Social Studies: Schools as Places for Examining and Challenging Inequality / David Hursh 107
8. Crafting a Culturally Relevant Social Studies Approach / Gloria Ladson-Billings 121
9. Social Studies and the Arts / Terrie L. Epstein 137
10. Science in Social Studies: Reclaiming Science for Social Knowledge / Stephen C. Fleury 165
11. Infusing Global Perspectives into the Social Studies Curriculum / Merry M. Merryfield 183
12. Teaching Social Issues: Implementing an Issues-Centered Curriculum / Ronald W. Evans 197
13. Assessment in Social Studies: Moving toward Authenticity / Sandra Mathison 213
Notes 225
References 229
Contributors 259
Name Index 263
Subject Index 269
Additional Authors: Ross, E. Wayne, 1956-
Notes: LCCN: 96036305
ISBN: 0791434435 (hardcover : acid free paper)
ISBN: 0791434443 (pbk. : acid free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-258) and indexes
OCLC Number: 35298605
ISBN/ISSN: 0791434435