Urban Learners’ Affirmation and Transformation Through Arts and Human Development Education

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About the book:

Maintaining that urban teaching and learning is characterized by many contradictions, this work proposes that there is a wide range of social, cultural, psychological, and pedagogical knowledge urban educators must possess in order to engage in effective and transformative practice. It is necessary for those teaching in urban schools to be scholar-practitioners, rather than bureaucrats who can only follow rather than analyze, understand, and create. Ten major sections cover the myriad issues of urban education as it exists today.


This is a contribution to:

J.L. Kincheloe, k. hayes, K. Rose, P.M. Anderson, (Eds.), The Praeger Handbook of Urban Education. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press