Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom

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Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
223
Dimensions
5.58 X 0.69 X 8.16 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595580740
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About the Author

MacArthur Award winner Lisa Delpit is the Felton G. Clark Professor of Education at Southern University. The author of the bestselling Other People's Children and "Multiplication Is for White People," co-editor (with Joanne Kilgour Dowdy) of The Skin That We Speak, and editor of Teaching When the World Is on Fire (all published by The New Press), she lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Reviews

"A godsend . . . honest and fair, yet visionary and firm."
--Quarterly Black Review

"Phenomonal. . . . [This book] overcomes fear and speaks of truths, truths that otherwise have no voice."
--The San Francisco Review of Books

"Here, finally, is multiculturalism with a human face."
--Teacher Magazine

"Provides an important, yet typically avoided, discussion of how power imbalances in the larger U.S. society reverberate in classrooms."
--Harvard Educational Review