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Multiculturalism, Higher Education and Intercultural Communication

Developing Strengths-Based Narratives for Teaching and Learning

  • Damian┬áSpiteri

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Damian Spiteri
    Pages 1-2
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Damian Spiteri
      Pages 85-107
    3. Damian Spiteri
      Pages 109-131
  5. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Damian Spiteri
      Pages 135-159
  6. Part IV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Damian Spiteri
      Pages 163-191
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-230

About this book

Introduction

Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy
Series editor: Jason Laker, Professor and Chair in the Department of Educational Counselling, San Jose University, USA

This book explores how multiculturalism should be promoted throughout higher education due to its benefits for students. It adopts a strengths-based student-centred perspective and offers practical illustrations of how multicultural education can instigate students to understand each other and to relate to each other meaningfully. With the rise of international students in higher education across the globe it is crucial that institutions promote multicultural education for their wider communities.

Damian Spiteri is a lecturer at the University of York, UK. He has worked as a social worker, teacher, and college and university lecturer in multicultural settings and classrooms for the past twenty years.

Keywords

Globalisation Transcultural University Teachers Students Intercultural

Authors and affiliations

  • Damian┬áSpiteri
    • 1
  1. 1.University of YorkYorkUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-51367-0
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-51366-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-51367-0
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