Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education


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Use a sociopolitical context to explore the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education Effective multicultural education must consider not just schooling, but also the larger social, economic, and political factors that affect students' success or failure in the classroom. Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education helps readers understand these pervasive influences by presenting extensive research and data on the sociopolitical nature of schools and society, information ...

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Jun 9, 2011

Time for an update

The book is OK but just seems contrived and a little out of step with the real world


Mar 26, 2009

Balanced approach to affirming diversity

Affirming Diversity by Sonia Nieto is a well-written, balanced work on multicultural education. It is very well documented and based on a sound theoretical analysis and excellent review of research is this important field. Dr. Nieto incorporates interesting case studies at the end of the core chapters to illustrate and humanize the points made in the text. This book should be required reading for professionals in the field of education.

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