Multiculturalism, Race, and Education
Seltzer, Richard, Frazier, Michael, Ricks, Irelene, The Journal of Negro Education
This article considers arguments offered in the debate over multicultural education (MCE), noting that the concept has encountered support from enthusiasts of cultural diversity and opposition from those who believe it creates unhealthy divisions between groups. It reports on a telephone survey conducted in the Washington, D.C., area to examine the extent of support or opposition to MCE among Blacks and Whites (N = 348). Blacks' and Whites' attitudes toward interracial contact, MCE curricular issues, racial/ethnic stereotypes, quotas, and discrimination were compared. Strong support was found for the concept of MCE, but issues of implementation were more controversial; interracial …
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Publication information: Article title: Multiculturalism, Race, and Education. Contributors: Seltzer, Richard - Author, Frazier, Michael - Author, Ricks, Irelene - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Negro Education. Volume: 64. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 1995. Page number: 124+. © Howard University Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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