© 2006

Multicultural Encounters

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Educating Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sanjay Sharma
      Pages 22-47
  3. Multicultural Praxis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Sanjay Sharma
      Pages 79-111
    3. Sanjay Sharma
      Pages 112-138
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 193-224

About this book


This book confronts the challenge of difference for rethinking everyday multiculture. It proposes both a theory and practice of a critical pedagogy of popular culture through an analysis of contemporary media and film. For students and scholars committed to a critical practice for transforming the politics of representation and otherness.


contemporary media crisis culture film identity media politics teaching

About the authors

SANJAY SHARMA teaches at the School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, UK. He has published in the areas of multiculturalism, anti-racism, diaspora youth cultures and is the co-editor of Dis-Orienting Rhythms: Politics of Asian Dance Music.

Bibliographic information


' Multicultural Encounters provides a unique insight into the complexities of teaching a multicultural curriculum in today's university. Sanjay Sharma's book is a crucial resource for all those who aspire to a theoretically informed but practically achievable anti-racist pedagogy.' - Professor Les Back, Goldsmiths College University, UK