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    Ethnic Prejudice

    Still Alive and Hurtful

    Valerie Ooka Pang
    Valerie Pang describes the existence of ethnic prejudice in the educational community and examines the processes by which she became aware of such prejudice. Through a compelling description of various experiences in the classroom, she identifies the different assumptions and stereotypes that commonly pass unnoticed by both teachers and students. Her reflection of how prejudicial beliefs are unintentionally reinforced in our classrooms uncovers the need for self-examination in the educational community. Pang suggests that through commitment and self-appraisal, teachers can and should be leaders in overcoming ethnic prejudice.

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    Fall 1988 Issue


    Rethinking Liberal and Radical Perspectives on Racial Inequality in Schooling
    Making the Case for Nonsynchrony
    Cameron McCarthy
    The Silenced Dialogue
    Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children
    Lisa D. Delpit
    Racism in Academia
    The Old Wolf Revisited
    Maria de la Luz Reyes and John J. Halcon
    Wounding the Spirit
    Discrimination and Traditional American Indian Belief Systems
    Carol Locust
    Ethnic Prejudice
    Still Alive and Hurtful
    Valerie Ooka Pang
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