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Author Bigler, Ellen.

Title American conversations : Puerto Ricans, white ethnics, and multicultural education / Ellen Bigler.

Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 289 pages).
Series Puerto Rican studies
Puerto Rican studies.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-276) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: Talking "American"; 1. The Making of Amhem, the "Friendly City"; 2. Marginality, Mobility, and the Melting Pot; 3. Puerto Ricans Enter a Racialized Social Order; 4. Telling Stories; 5. Dangerous Discourses; 6. Inclusion and Exclusion in the Classroom; 7. After/Words; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary An inside look at one revealing battle over multicultural education.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Multicultural education -- United States.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Puerto Rican children -- Education (Middle school) -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
Education, Bilingual -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Educational change -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
New York (State) -- Race relations -- Case studies.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
ISBN 0585364575 (electronic bk.)
9780585364575 (electronic bk.)
9781592138104 (electronic bk.)
1592138101 (electronic bk.)
1566396875 (alk. paper)
9781566396875 (alk. paper)
1566396883 (paper ; alk. paper)
9781566396882 (paper ; alk. paper)