Conceptions of Culture: What Multicultural Educators Need to Know

The book provides an in-depth understanding of the diverse meanings of culture in the literature of multicultural education. The author offers an analytic framework within which the history and current state of culture theory can be understood both for its own sake and its educational significance. The book enables readers to find their way through the massive literature of multicultural education, to apply the book's framework to their own future practice, and to anticipate changes in how culture is understood.