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


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


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


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