"White" Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies [2 volumes]

by Denise M. Sandoval, Anthony J. Ratcliff, Tracy Lachica Buenavista & others
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: October 03, 2016

ISBN: 9781440832567

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Recent attacks on Ethnic Studies, revisionist actions in curriculum content, and anti-immigrant policies are creating a new culture war in America. This important work lays out the current debates—both in K–12 and higher education—to uncover the dangers and to offer solutions.

• Presents an innovative exploration of the new culture wars that address the various debates and views on Ethnic Studies that are under attack in American education, both in grades K–12 and in higher education

• Provides information and insights presented by outstanding editors and contributors who are influential in the field

• Includes case studies of Ethnic Studies at risk in higher education as well as personal narratives regarding the challenges and struggles of Ethnic Studies scholars and practitioners

• Suggests solutions for strengthening diverse curricula in K–12 classrooms and in higher education classrooms