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Other People's Children : Cultural Conflict in the Classroom (Paperback) (Lisa Delpit)

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An updated edition of the classic revolutionary analysis of the role of race in the classroom.

Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award and Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic book award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine's "great books,"Other People's Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne.

In a radical analysis of contemporary classrooms, MacArthur Award-winning author Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better "cultural transmitters" in the classroom, where prejudice, stereotypes, and cultural assumptions breed ineffective education. Delpit suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication, as primarily white teachers and "other people's children" struggle with the imbalance of power and the dynamics plaguing our system.

A new classic among educators, Other People's Children is a must-read for teachers, administrators, and parents striving to improve the quality of America's education system.
This work develops ideas about ways teachers can be better "cultural transmitters." Lisa Delpit suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication, as teachers and "other people's children" struggle with the imbalance of power and the dynamics of inequality plaguing our society. Other People's Children is a must read for teachers, parents, and administrators strung to eradicate the prejudice and stereotypes that forced ineffective education.
Number of Pages: 223.0
Genre: Education, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Educational Policy + Reform / General, Discrimination + Race Relations, Anthropology / Cultural, Multicultural Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Lisa Delpit
Language: English
Street Date: July 5, 2006
TCIN: 11337703
UPC: 9781595580740
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6111

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