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Gallagher, Kathleen – Curriculum Inquiry, 2009
This article presents a review of five chapters in "Part II, Section C: Diversifying Curriculum" of "The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction" (F. M. Connelly, M. F. He, J. I. Phillion, Eds.; Sage Publications, 2008). These chapters ["Curriculum and Cultural Diversity" (Gloria Ladson-Billings, Keffrelyn D. Brown. Chapter 8, pp. 153-175);…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Multicultural Education, Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
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Hansen, David T.; Burdick-Shepherd, Stephanie; Cammarano, Cristina; Obelleiro, Gonzalo – Curriculum Inquiry, 2009
In this article we describe a cosmopolitan orientation toward the place of values in human life. We argue that a cosmopolitan outlook can assist people in engaging the challenges of being thrown together with others whose roots, traditions, and inheritances differ. We show that cosmopolitanism implies neither an elite nor an aloof posture toward…
Descriptors: Integrity, Values, Memory, Interpersonal Relationship
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Pinson, Halleli – Curriculum Inquiry, 2007
Against the backdrop of growing conflicts in Israeli society and concerns about its democratic character, the current curriculum guidelines and official textbook for civic education in Israel were set to offer a more inclusive civic education that would stress ideas such as pluralistic and democratic citizenship. However, this curriculum does not…
Descriptors: Jews, Citizenship, Textbooks, Democracy