Understanding conflict and change in a multicultural world /

H. Roy Kapla.
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Kaplan, H. Roy.
Summary:"Students from different cultural backgrounds are being thrown together as mass transportation and telecommunications shrink our world. Inclusive classrooms with respectful learning environments can be achieved when we identify the sources of tension that separate and divide us. Students are more alike than different. Knowing about our common origin and challenges will help teachers become more effective."--Back cover
Format: Book
Language:English
Published / Created: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical description: xvi, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

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Table of Contents:
Africa : the motherland and human diversity
Different and the same : the role of heredity and environment in intellectual and athletic achievement
"By the sweat of thy brow" : how work transformed society and created social inequality
Upsetting equilibrium : population pressure and immigration
Why we fear and loathe "the other"
Fundamentalism and religious intolerance
"Am i my brother's keeper?" : inequality and the roots of terrorism
Technology, freedom and religious fundamentalism
How you can make reunification a reality
Postscript : how to create inclusive classrooms.