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Affirming Diversity Through Democratic Conversations by Victoria R. Fu, Andrew J. Stremmel
  

Affirming Diversity Through Democratic Conversations

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Affirming Diversity Through Democratic Conversations by Victoria R. Fu, Andrew J. Stremmel

Intended for students and practitioners in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on diversity, this collection of essays and personal reflections is written from a social constructivist perspective that those in schools of education, counseling, children and family studies, and social work will find particularly relevant. The authors propose practices that promote democratic conversations regarding diversity by creating opportunities to share personal stories and to listen to other people's stories. They examine policies and practices that can either empower or stifle understanding in different situations. Finally, they present stories to serve as catalysts to promote democratic conversations and multicultural understanding in various contexts.

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Publication date

19th June 1998

Author

Victoria R. Fu, Andrew J. Stremmel

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Publisher

Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Format

Paperback
210 pages

Categories

Population & demography
Social & cultural history
History of the Americas

ISBN

9780023398339

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