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Banks, James A., "Multicultural Education: Development,Dimensions, and Challenges," Phi Delta Kappan, 75(September, 1993), 22-28. Reprinted pp. 129-139 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Describes five components of multicultural Education: content integration, knowledge construction process, prejudice reduction, equity pedagogy, and improving school culture and social structure.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Banks, James A., "The Canon Debate, Knowledge Construction, and Multicultural Education," Educational Researcher, 22(June, 1993), 4-14. Reprinted pp. 145-164 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Presents and describes a typology of knowledge for multicultural education: personal/cultural, popular, mainstream academic, transformative academic, and school knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Brown, Anthony L., and Keffrelyn D. Brown, "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Excavating Race and 'Enduring Racism' in U. S. Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 117(No.14, 2015), 103-130., Anthony L. Brown and Keffrelyn D. Brown

Annotation: Traces the evidence of racism in children's literature and U. S. History books; concludes that this evidence aligns with similar discourse in the wider society historically; much remains to be done to create curriculum that is humanizing for Black children and all others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History, Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies, English

Buras, Kristen L., Rightist Multiculturalism: Core Lessons on Neoconservative School Reform. New York: Routledge, 2008., Kristen L. Buras

Annotation: Provides a thorough review and critique of E. D. Hirsh's Core Knowledge Movement; specifically challenges its neoconservative definition of multiculturalism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Multicultural Education

Cornbleth, Catherine, "National Standards and the Curriculum as Containment?" pp. 211-238 in Catherine Cornbleth, ed., Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice: Cases in Comparative Context. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2000., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Notes tensions in curriculum politics, policy, and practice in two states--California and New York--between a common cultural curriculum versus a multicultural curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Multicultural Education

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, "Translation and Tradition," pp. 53-62 in Susan Huddleston Edgerton, Translating the Curriculum: Multiculturalism into Cultural Studies. New York: Routledge, 1996., Susan Huddleston Edgerton

Annotation: Explicates the purpose and the process of translating cultures and languages across divides, both real and imagined.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Discourse Analysis

Gay, Geneva, "Beyond 'Brown': Promoting Equality Through Multicultural Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Spring, 2004), 193-216., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Traces the history of devleopments in multicultural curriculum and instruction since Brown v. Board of Education fifty years ago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Multicultural Education, Teaching/Learning Process, Multiethnic Adaptation

Research Synthesis

Gay, Geneva, "Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education," pp. 30-49 in James A. Banks and Cherry A. McGee Banks, eds., Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.*, Geneva Gay

Annotation: Revises and updates article by the same name in the 1995 first edition of the Handbook.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Values in the Classroom

Single Studies

Gay, Geneva, "Designing Relelvant Curricula for Diverse Learners," Education and Urban Society, 20(August, 1988), 327-340.*, Geneva Gay

Annotation: Presents an approach to a multicultural curriculum design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education

Status Studies

He, Ming Fang, JoAnn Phillion, Elaine Chan, and Shijing Xu, "Immigrant Students' Experience of Curriculum," pp. 219-239 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., Ming Fang He, JoAnn Phillion, Elaine Chan, and Shijing Xu

Annotation: Traces several lines of inquiry on the topic and notes several unresolved issues as well as instances of hope and possibility.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Multicultural Education

Single Studies

McCarthy, Cameron, "Multicultural Discourses and Curriculum Reform: A Critical Perspective," Educational Theory, 44(Winter,1994), 81-98., Cameron McCarthy

Annotation: Reviews several forms of multicultural curricula and makes the case for critical multiculturalism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Multiethnic Adaptation, Ideology and School Knowledge

Middaugh, Ellen, and Daniel Perlstein, "Thinking and Teaching in a Democratic Way: Hilda Taba and the Ethos of Brown." Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Spring, 2005). 234-256., Ellen Middaugh and Daniel Perlstein

Annotation: Traces the thinking and career of Hilda Taba in the 1940s and 1950s related to human relations education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Multicultural Education, Curriculum Professors, Citizenship Education

Research Synthesis

Nieto, Sonia, Patty Bode, Eugenie Kang, and John Raible, "Identity, Community, and Diversity: Retheorizing Multicultural Curriculum for the Postmodern Era," pp. 176-197 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., Sonia Patty Nieto, Bode Eugenie Kang, and John Raible

Annotation: Reviews research on multicultural education and related issues; presents three ethnographic studies that highlight the theoretic frameworks discussed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education

Single Studies

Perlstein, Daniel, "William Van Til and the Nashville Story: Curriculum, Supervision, and Civil Rights," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 31-38., Daniel Perlstein

Annotation: Covers the role of curriculum leader William Van Til in desegregation efforts in Nashville in the 1950s; also contains other biographical information on his professional life and work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics, Democratic Education, Multicultural Education

Phillion, JoAnn, Ming Fang He, and F. Michael Connelly, eds., Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2005., JoAnn Phillion, Ming Fang He, and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Collects 13 studies of daily living in multicultural educational settings that employ narrative inquiry approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Knowledge Generation

Collection of Studies

Pinar, William F., and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin

Annotation: Contains 28 selections from the writings of curriculum theorist Ted T. Aoki with an introduction by Pinar.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Multicultural Education, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Single Studies

Sensoy, Ozlem, and Robin DiAngelo, Is Everyone Really Equal? An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012., Ozlem Sensoy and Robin DiAngelo

Annotation: Explains basic concepts for developing critical social literacy, including prejudice, oppression, power, privilege, and white supremacy; provides guidelines and examples for implementing social justice education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Wells, Amy Stuart, Jennifer Jellison Holme, Awo Korantemaa Atanda, and Anita Tijerina Revilla, "Tackling Racial Segregation One Policy at a Time: Why School Desegregation Only Went So Far," Teachers College Record, 107(Sepember, 2005), 2141-2177., Amy Stuart Wells, Jennifer Jellison Holme, Awo Korantemaa Atanda, and Anita Tijerina Revilla

Annotation: Reports on a 5-year case study of six racially diverse high schools from the late 1970s; describes their curricular and organizational methods of school integration, the external societal factors that influenced the effects of these efforts, and the views of graduates about the long-term impact of their school experiences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum