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Title The social studies curriculum : purposes, problems, and possibilities / edited by E. Wayne Ross.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Welsh  372.83043 So13 1997    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xv, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, theory, research, and practice in social education
SUNY series, theory, research, and practice in social education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-258) and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Purposes of the social studies curriculum: The struggle for the social studies curriculum / E. Wayne Ross. History as the core of social studies education / Michael Whelan. The unique mission of the social studies / David Warren Saxe -- pt. 2. Social issues and the social studies curriculum: Social studies and feminism / Nel Noddings. Gender in social education / Jane Bernard-Powers. Against the sovereignty of origins: contradictions in the experience of racial inequality in education and society / Cameron McCarthy. Multicultural social studies: schools as places for examining and challenging inequality / David Hursh -- pt. 3. The social studies curriculum in practice: Crafting a culturally relevant social studies approach / Gloria Ladson-Billings. Social studies and the arts / Terrie L. Epstein. Science in social studies: reclaiming science for social knowledge / Stephen C. Fleury. Infusing global perspectives into the social studies curriculum / Merry M. Merryfield. Teaching social issues: implementing an issues-centered curriculum / Ronald W. Evans. Assessment in social studies: moving toward authenticity / Sandra Mathison.
Subject Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Interdisciplinary approach in education -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Added Author Ross, E. Wayne, 1956-
ISBN 0791434435 (hardcover : acid free paper)
9780791434437 (hardcover : acid free paper)
0791434443 (pbk. : acid free paper)
9780791434444 (pbk. : acid free paper)

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