Education and justice : a view from the back of the bus / Edmund W. Gordon ; foreword by Linda-Darling Hammond

Author(s): Gordon, Edmund W
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Subjects: Educational equalization--United States
Social justice--United States
People with social disabilities--Education--United States
Minorities--Education--United States
Multicultural education--United States
Critical pedagogy--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Teachers College Press, c1999
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xvii, 205 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Linda Darling-Hammond
Introduction: Education and Social Justice
Pt. I. A View from the Back of the Bus
1. Educating the Poor in the United States 3
2. Human Social Divisions and Human Intelligence: Putting Them in Their Place 21
3. Cultural Dissonance as a Risk Factor in the Development of Students 34
4. Common Destinies - Continuing Dilemmas 52
Pt. II. Toward Equity in Educational Achievement
5. Equity and Social Justice in Educational Achievement 71
6. Characteristics of Learning Persons and the Adaptation of Learning Environments 89
7. Perspectives on Counseling and Other Approaches to Guided Behavior Change 104
8. Toward an Equitable System of Educational Assessment 119
Pt. III. Cultural Diversity and Education
9. Culture and the Sciences of Pedagogy 141
10. Human Diversity, Cultural Hegemony, and the Integrity of the Academic Canons 156
11. Coping with Communicentric Bias in Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences 172
References 185
Index 195
About the Author 205
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Education & justice
Notes: LCCN: 98052531
ISBN: 0807738441 (paper)
ISBN: 080773845X (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-193) and index
OCLC Number: 40481127
ISBN/ISSN: 0807738441