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Other Kinds Of Families: Embracing Diversity In Schools

Other Kinds of Families

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Teachers College Press, Columbia University, New York, p.204 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb LC225.3 .O85 2008

Keywords:

Home and school, Multicultural education, Parent-teacher relationships, United States

Notes:

"Turner-Vorbeck and Marsh contend that the vast diversity found in schools and society today suggests an urgent need to reconsider the ways in which families are currently represented and addressed in school curriculum and culture. In this important volume, they provide critical and theoretical analyses combined with narrative experiences to address such issues as multigenerational views of the schooling experiences of immigrant families, the educational needs of gay and lesbian families, the representation of adoption and adoptive families in children's literature, and the experiences of homeless students and their families with the educational system."