Description - Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education by James A. Banks
The First Edition of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education was the recipient of the 1997 Multicultural Book Award from the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME). "This comprehensive and enlightening volume embraces the major research and scholarship in multicultural educationtracing historical themes that shape our contemporary views, crossing disciplinary boundaries, joining theory and practice, and provoking a new public discourse about navigating the twin goals of excellence and equity in education. The Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education will surely be a valuable resource for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers." Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education, Harvard University " I am large, I contain multitudes, boasted Walt Whitman in his celebration of the American voice and spirit, Song of Myself. His claim applies equally well to the second edition of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, ably edited by James A. Banks and Cherry A. McGee Banks. Newly revised and expanded, this volume indeed contains a multitude of voices and perspectives, providing an invaluable resource for all those
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Author Biography - James A. Banks
James A. Banks is Russell F. Stark University Professor and director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. His books include Cultural Diversity and Education: Foundations, Curriculum and Teaching and Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives (5th Edition) from Wiley, and the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (2nd Edition) and Diversity and Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives from Jossey-Bass. Professor Banks is a past president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS). He is the recipient of a Distinguished Career Contribution Award from AERA and of the Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award from the NCSS. Professor Banks is a member of the National Academy of Education. Cherry A. McGee Banks is associate professor of Education at the University of Washington, Bothell. She is the coeditor of Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives and contributing author to Multicultural Education, Transformative Knowledge, and Action. She has published widely on topics related to multicultural education in journals such as Social Education, Phi Delta Kappan, and Educational Policy. In 1997 she received the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Washington, Bothell. She was the recipient of the Worthington Distinguished Professor Award on her campus in 2000. She has served as a member of the editorial board of the American Educational Research Journal.