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At 05:14 PM 3/29/98 EST, you wrote:
>About your request:
>It seems to me that by the way you ask your questions, you have already
>decision as to what constitutes "multiculturalism.' Apparently, for you, it
>involves "engaging in the context,""cross-cultural investigations" and
>engaging in "social change."
>Now, I personally have no problem with any of these three criteria. But, it
>just seems to me that if you are interested in what teachers are doing in the
>classroom, perhaps your questions should not preclude the possibility that
>teaching multiculturalism in the classroom might also mean something else.
>Discussion on this list over the past few years has addressed this issue and
>it has been enlightening. There has been a wide range of thought regarding
>conceptualization of multiculturalism, as well as thoughts regarding the
>problematic nature of teaching it.