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Banks, James A.

Works: 423 works in 1,252 publications in 3 languages and 26,104 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Reference works  History  Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Moderator, Speaker, Creator
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Most widely held works by James A Banks
Multicultural education : issues and perspectives by James A Banks( Book )

72 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's classrooms are more diverse than ever before. In order to reach these students, educators must be aware of the issues facing their various cultural, racial, ethnic, and language groups. Focusing on the pertinent issues in multicultural education, this new edition raises these critical issues and facilitates meaningful discussion
Teaching strategies for ethnic studies by James A Banks( Book )

43 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents resources and strategies teachers may use to incorporate content and concepts about racial, ethnic, and cultural groups into their mainstream curriculums, and provides information on the major ethnic groups in the U.S
Handbook of research on multicultural education by James A Banks( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive volume assembles the leading scholars in multicultural education to discuss the history, philosophy, practice, and future of the field. Collectively, they reflect on the major research and scholarship that has developed since the field emerged in the 1960s and 1970s
An introduction to multicultural education by James A Banks( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed with both students and practicing educators in mind, this text introduces the basic concepts, principles, theories, and practices of multicultural education. Banks (education, U. of Washington, Seattle) conveys the material with authority, providing an overview of the changes that have come about, giving synopses of current thinking and providing information on curriculum, school reform, intergroup education, and citizen education
Multiethnic education : theory and practice by James A Banks( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching strategies for the social studies : inquiry, valuing, and decision-making by James A Banks( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educating citizens in a multicultural society by James A Banks( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the challenges of educating students for citizenship in a multicultural democratic society; discusses the ways in which knowledge is constructed by social scientists and how it influences teachers and students; identifies the five dimensions of multicultural education; and examines issues related to multicultural education and awareness
Black self-concept : implications for education and social science by James A Banks( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multicultural education, transformative knowledge, and action : historical and contemporary perspectives by James A Banks( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reducing prejudice and stereotyping in schools by Walter G Stephan( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural diversity and education : foundations, curriculum, and teaching by James A Banks( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the opening chapter author Banks presents his well-known and widely used concept of Dimensions of Multicultural Education to help build an understanding of how the various components of multicultural education are interrelated. He then provides an overview on preparing students to function as effective citizens in a global world; discusses the dimensions, history, and goals of multicultural education; presents the conceptual, philosophical, and research issues related to education and diversity; examines the issues involved in curriculum and teaching; looks at gender equity, disability, giftedness, and language diversity; and focuses on intergroup relations and principles for teaching and learning. This new edition incorporates new concepts, theories, research, and developments in the field of multicultural education and features: A new Chapter 5, "Increasing Student Academic Achievement: Paradigms and Explanations" provides important explanations for the achievement gap and suggests ways that educators can work to close it.; A new Chapter 7, "Researching Race, Culture, and Difference," explains the unique characteristics of multicultural research and how it differs from mainstream research in education and social science.; A new Chapter 14, "Principles for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society" contains research-based guidelines for reforming teaching and the school in order to increase the academic achievement and social development of students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, language, and gender groups.; A new Appendix--"Essential Principles Checklist"--designed to help educators determine the extent to which practices within their schools, colleges, and universities are consistent with the research-based findings described in the book.--
Diversity and citizenship education : global perspectives by Bellagio Citizenship Education and Diversity Conference( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The increasing ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, and language diversity in nations throughout the world is forcing educators and policymakers to rethink existing notions of citizenship and nationality. To experience cultural democracy and freedom, a nation must be unified around a set of democratic values such as justice and equality that balance unity and diversity and protect the rights of diverse groups. Diversity and Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives brings together in one comprehensive volume a group of international experts on the topic of diversity and citizenship education. These experts discuss and identify the shared issues and possibilities that exist when educating for national unity and cultural diversity. Diversity and Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives presents compelling case studies and examples of successful programs and practices from twelve nations, discusses problems that arise when societies are highly stratified along race, cultural, and class lines, and describes guidelines and benchmarks that practicing educators can use to structure citizenship education programs that balance unity and diversity. The book covers a broad range of issues and includes vital information on such topics as Migration, citizenship, and education The challenge of racialized citizenship in the United States The contribution of the struggles by Indians and Blacks for citizenship and recognition in Brazil Crises of citizenship education and ethnic issues in Germany, Russia, and South Africa Conflicts between religious and ethnic factions Diversity, globalization, and democratic education
Education in the 80's : multiethnic education by James A Banks( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The document contains 14 articles focusing on multiethnic education. The objective is to help teachers and other educators attain the insights and conceptual understanding needed to prepare students to function effectively within the world community. Multiethnic education is defined as the process used by educational institutions to reform their environments so that students from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds will experience educational equity. Chapters one and two define the nature of multiethnic education and measure the distance between societal and school curricula. Chapter three provides insights into the planning necessary for teacher preparation. Chapters four and five describe the conflict between the home cultures of the students and the culture of the school and focus on viewing ethnic identities and group behaviors as positive sources of strength. Chapter six describes the conflict between the learning styles of ethnic students and those favored by the school. Chapter seven discusses language diversity while chapter eight emphasizes awareness as the way to become an effective cross-cultural counselor. Chapters nine and ten suggest alternatives to traditional testing and explain goals and characteristics of the multiethnic curriculum. Chapter eleven describes one program, while chapter twelve focuses on school-community cooperation. The final two chapters discuss traditional assumptions about schooling and suggest guidelines for training teachers. An afterword highlights key points and proposes needed actions. (Ck)
Teaching ethnic studies: concepts and strategies by James A Banks( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching social studies to culturally different children by James A Banks( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is designed to help classroom teachers attain the knowledge, perceptions, attitudes, and teaching strategies they need to make social studies relevant and exciting for Afro-American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican-American, American Indian, and other children who come from a culture of poverty. Part One explores the basic problems and issues involved: racial prejudice; the social, cultural, and psychological factors of learning; teacher attitudes; and, the image of minority groups presented in teaching materials. Part Two presents promising classroom strategies for teachers of culturally different children, emphasizing the need to make social critics of these children. Part Three discusses and suggests ways of implementing some of the urgent changes in schools and curricula needed to make social studies and other subjects relevant and meaningful for poor and alientated children. Fifty readings are reproduced from journals, books, and unpublished manuscripts. The 10 chapters are introduced by the editors and provided with study questions, references, and resources. (Author/DJB)
Teaching the language arts to culturally different children by William W Joyce( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text seeks to sensitize teachers and administrators to the language problems faced by culturally different children, to sharpen and broaden their perspectives regarding the relationship between language and culture, and to help them devise effective strategies for teaching language skills. The text is divided into three major sections. Part One explores broad, fundamental problems and issues related to the general field of language arts education. Chapters One and Two explore the educational consequences of racial and ethnic prejudice, particularly as they relate to deprivation and retardation in language development. Chapter 3 focuses on the interaction between language and culture. Part Two focuses directly on the domain of methodology. Chapters Four, Five, Six, and Seven present an array of strategies for teaching the basic modes of communication and for making effective use of children's literature. Chapter Eight attempts to bridge the gap between the language arts and social studies. Part Three invites the reader to re-examine his beliefs regarding the educability of the culturally different child. Chapter Nine focuses on the central, pivotal figure in this process, the teacher. References, Study Questions, and Suggested Readings are found throughout the book. (Author/DB)
The Routledge international companion to multicultural education by James A Banks( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive international description and analysis of multicultural education around the world. It is organised around key concepts and uses case studies from various nations in different parts of the world to exemplify and illustrate the concepts
Race, culture, and education : the selected works of James A. Banks by James A Banks( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the father of multicultural education in the US and known throughout the world as one of the field's most important founders, theorists, and researchers, James A. Banks has here collected twenty-one of his most important and best works from across the span of his career. Drawing out the major themes that have shaped the field of multicultural education as well as outlining the development of Banks' own career, these articles, chapter and papers focus on eight key issues: black Studies and the teaching of history; research and research issues; teaching ethnic studies; teaching social studies for decision-making and citizen action; multiethnic education and school reform; multicultural education and knowledge construction; the global dimensions of multicultural education; democracy, diversity, and citizenship education. The last part of the book consists of a selected bibliography of all Banks' publications over his forty year career, as a source of further reading on each of these pivotal ideas
Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With about 700 signed entries with cross-references and recommended readings, the Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (4 volumes, in both print and electronic formats) will present research and statistics, case studies, and best practices, policies, and programs at pre- and postsecondary levels. Diversity is a worldwide phenomenon, and while most of the entries in the Encyclopedia will focus on the United States, diversity issues and developments in nations around the world, including the United States, are intricately connected. Consequently, to illuminate the many aspects of diversity, this volume will contain entries from different nations in the world in order to illuminate the myriad aspects of diversity. From A-to-Z, this Encyclopedia will cover the full spectrum of diversity issues, including race, class, gender, religion, language, exceptionality, and the global dimensions of diversity as they relate to education. This four-volume reference work will be the definitive reference for diversity issues in education in the United States and the world.--
Minority education in China : balancing unity and diversity in an era of critical pluralism by James Leibold( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China has been ethnically, linguistically, and religiously diverse. This volume recasts the pedagogical and policy challenges of minority education in China in the light of the state's efforts to balance unity and diversity. It brings together leading experts including both critical voices writing from outside China and those working inside China's educational system. The essays explore different aspects of ethnic minority education in China: the challenges associated with bilingual and trilingual education in Xinjiang and Tibet; Han Chinese reactions to preferential minority education; the ro
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Banks, James A.

James A. Banks American academic

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Teaching strategies for ethnic studiesHandbook of research on multicultural educationAn introduction to multicultural educationMultiethnic education : theory and practiceTeaching strategies for the social studies : inquiry, valuing, and decision-makingEducating citizens in a multicultural societyMulticultural education, transformative knowledge, and action : historical and contemporary perspectivesReducing prejudice and stereotyping in schools