|aThe wrong kind of different :|bchallenging the meaning of diversity in American classrooms /|cby Antonia Randolph.
|aNew York :|bTeachers College Press,|cc2013.
|avii, 131 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 115-118) and index.
|aDividing up difference -- "I admire Hispanic people": ethnic credits and racial penalties in the classroom -- Good and bad diversity: judging difference in multiracial schools -- "Kids are just kids": managing the stigma against black schools -- Not quite white: preserving the white norm -- Fulfilling the promise of diversity.
|a"Explores how teachers perceive students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and the unintended consequences of a kind of 'colorblind multiculturalism.' She unearths a hierarchy of acceptance and legitimacy that excludes most poor Black students and favors certain immigrant minorities. In addition, Randolph discovers how some teachers distinguish their support for certain forms of student diversity from curriculum diversity, such as accommodating bilingual education"--From publisher description.
|aMulticultural education|zUnited States.
|aChildren of minorities|xEducation|zUnited States.