International Perspectives on Educational Diversity and Inclusion
Studies from America, Europe and India
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International Perspectives on Educational Diversity and Inclusion by Gajendra K. Verma
Book DescriptionIn light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities- such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: * accounts from cross-cultural cognitive psychology on the special interests and educational needs of certain ethnic groups * research on social class divisions, neighbourhood poverty and school exclusions in Britain * educational developments for inclusion of minorities in Europe, Greece and Eastern Europe * India's educational policies surrounding its struggle to achieve 'education for all' in a nation at the threshold of economic prosperity. This book is unique in its breadth, and scope of its integration of educational policy data generated by different countries, with contrasted minority populations, all at different stages of development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415427777
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gajendra K. Verma
Race Relations and Cultural Differences, Hardback (December 2011)
A collection of key papers given at three international conferences in Britain, the United States and Canada on race relations and multiculturalism are drawn together in this book. It includes three papers on the state of theory in race relations, and papers on educational themes.
Ethnic Crucible, Hardback (December 2011)
This text focuses on ways in which schools might make a difference to the quality of the relationships within their walls. It has sought to do this by studying 9 secondary schools in some depth: their organisation, structures and interactive processes: and the experiences, attitudes and behaviour of students and their teachers.
Researching Education, Paperback (August 1998)
This book provides the reader with an introduction to the world of educational research, helping the reader understand the terminology and issues and providing guidance on initiating and implementing research studies.
Cross-curricular Contexts, Themes and Dimensions in Primary Schools, Paperback (July 1994)» View all books by Gajendra K. Verma
The final volume of four, the authors consider how the concerns of ethnic groups may be addressed within the framework of the National Curriculum. Despite the indecision surrounding primary school curriculum, it remains that the multicultural nature of the population and of schools will develop.
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