The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom

Lisa Delpit (Editor) Joanne Kilgour Dowdy (Editor)
Available

Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
May 01, 2008
Pages
229
Dimensions
5.67 X 0.66 X 8.21 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595583505
BISAC Categories:

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Lisa Delpit, a MacArthur Fellow, received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in 1993 from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, which hailed her as a "visionary scholar and woman of courage." She is the author of Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom (The New Press) and is currently the executive director for the Center for Urban Education and Innovation at Florida International University. Joanne Kilgour Dowdy is Associate Professor of Adolescent/Adult Literacy at Kent State University in the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Curriculum Studies. She is the author of GED Stories: Black Women and Their Struggle for Social Equity.

Reviews

"Although these lucid, accessible pieces speak most directly to teachers and would be teachers . . . the issues are broad enough to attract more general readers, especially parents."
--Publishers Weekly