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Abell, P. K. 1999. Recognizing and Valuing Differences: Process Considerations for Preservice Teachers. In E. R. Hollins & E. I. Oliver, Eds., Finding Pathways to Success: Teaching Culturally Diverse Populations (pp. 175-196). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Adams, Maurianne, Lee Anne Bell and Pat Griffin, editors. 1997. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: A Sourcebook. New York, NY: Routledge.

All Together Now. Publication of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights.
Designed for preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade classrooms, these activities weave diversity into art, math, science, literature, music, drama, and nature. Click here for the publication.

Banks, J. A., & Banks, C. A. M., Eds. 1995. Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education. New York: MacMillan.

Banks, J. A. 1994. Multiethnic Education: Theory and Practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Bigelow, B., L. Christensen, S. Karp, B. Milner, and B. Peterson, Eds. Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice. Milwaukee: Rethinking Schools Ltd.

Boyer, E. 1990. Campus Life: In Search of Community. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Bullard, Sara. 1996. Teaching Tolerance: Raising Open-Minded, Empathetic Children. Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Cockran-Smith, M. 1995. Uncertain Allies: Understanding the Boundaries of Race and Teaching. Harvard Educational Review, 65(4), 541-570.

Cohen, Richard. 1995. Students Resolving Conflict: Peer Mediation in Schools. Goodyear Publishing Company.

Community Seminars on Diversity and Democracy: Study Dialogues for Public and Campus Learning. 1997. AAC&U.
Go to or email to receive a free copy.

Derman-Sparks, L., & the ABC Task Force. 1989. Anti-bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Dilg, M. A. 1999. Race and Culture in the Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Multicultural Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Duvall, Lynn and Pamela Espeland, eds. 1994. Respecting Our Differences: A Guide to Getting Along in a Changing World. Free Spirit Publications.

Gaetano, Ronald. 1990. Please Talk With Me: A Guide to Teen-Adult Dialogue. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Garcia, E. 1999. Student Cultural Diversity: Understanding and Meeting the Challenge. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Gay, G. 1994. At the Essence of Learning: Multicultural Education. West Lafayette, Indiana: Kappa Delta Pi.

Goldstein, Tara. "'I'm Not White': Anti-Racist Teacher Education for White Early Childhood Educators," Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. Volume 2, Number 1, 2001.
This article discusses ways that teacher educators might prepare White early childhood education students for anti-racist work in their classrooms. Click here to view the article in PDF format.

Gollnick, D. M., & Chinn, P. C. 1990. Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society (3rd ed.). Columbus, OH: Merrill.

Hate Crimes: ADL Blueprint for Action. 1997. Anti-Defamation League.
This booklet is a compilation of ADL initiatives that can be instituted in a variety of settings. It features information on college and university-based anti-bias initiatives and a section specifically on responding to bias incidents in college dormitories. Go to for more info.

Howard, G. R. 1999. We Can't Teach What We Don't Know: White Teachers, Multicultural Schools. New York: Teacher's College Press.

Humphreys, Debra. Campus Diversity and Student Self-Segregation: Separating Myths from Facts. Assoc. of American Colleges & Universities.
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for the article.

Jackson, Michelle R., Ph.D. C.O.L.O.R.S. (Crossing Over the Lines of Racial Stereotypes). 1996. Workbook and facilitator?’s guide.
Available through the National Resource Center for Youth Services (918-585-2986).

King, J. E. 1991. Dysconscious racism: Ideology, Identity, and Miseducation of Teachers. Journal of Negro Education, 60(2), 133-146.

King, J. E., Hollins, E. R., & Hayman, W. C., Eds. 1997. Preparing Teachers for Cultural Diversity. New York: Teachers College Press.

Kleiber, Pamela B., Ed.D., Margaret E. Holt, Ed.D., and Jill Dianne Swenson, Ph.D. The Electronic Forum Handbook: Study Circles in Cyberspace.
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for the handbook. This handbook results from the experience of moderators trained in face-to-face dialogue who experimented with an electronic version on the internet. Two classes-one at Ithaca College in New York and one at the University of Georgia-were paired for an electronic dialogue experience in 1994. The Handbook is based in part on Study Circles Resource Center materials.

Ladson-Billings, G. 1994. The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Teachers. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Lawrence, Sandra M. and Tatum, Beverly Daniel. 1999. White Racial Identity and Anti-Racist Education: A Catalyst for Change. In E. Lee, D. Menkart and M. Okazawa-Rey (Eds), Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development, pp. 45-51. Washington, DC: Network of Educators on the Americas.
This article stems from the belief that anti-racist pedagogy based on the principles of racial identity development can bring about changes in teachers' fundamental beliefs about race and racism. Includes the results of their efforts to assess the impact of multicultural and anti-racist courses. Available from NECA, PO Box 73038, Washington, DC 20056-3038; email: .

Lawrence, Sandra M. 1998. Researching, Writing and Racial Identity: Cross-Disciplinary Connections for Multicultural Education. The Teacher Educator, 34(1), pp. 41-53.

Lawrence, Sandra M. 1997 Beyond Race Awareness: White Racial Identity and Multicultural Teaching. The Journal of Teacher Education, 48(2), pp.108-117.

Lawrence, Sandra M. & Tatum, B.D. 1997. White Educators as Allies: Moving from Awareness to Action. In M. Fine, L. Weiss, L. Powell, and M. Wong (Eds.) Off/White: Readings on Race, Power, and Society (pp.333-342). NY: Routledge.

Lawrence, Sandra M. & Bunche, T. 1996. Feeling and Dealing: Teaching White Students about Racial Privilege. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 12(5), pp.531-542.

Lee, E., Menkart, D. and Okazawa-Rey, M., Eds. 1999. Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development. Washington, DC: Network of Educators on the Americas.
Available from NECA, PO Box 73038, Washington, DC 20056-3038; email: .

Lynch, Eleanor W. and Marci J. Hanson. 1998. Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: A Guide for Working with Children and Their Families, 2nd ed. Paul Brookes Publishing Company.

MacBeth, Fiona, Nic Fine (Contributor). 1995. Playing With Fire: Creative Conflict Resolution for Young Adults. New Society Publishers.

Melnick, S. L., & Zeichner, K. M. 1997. Enhancing the Capacity of Teacher Education Institutions to Address Diversity Issues. In J. E. King, E. R. Hollins, & W. C. Hayman (Eds.), Preparing teachers for cultural diversity (pp. 23-39). New York: Teachers College Press.

Messina, Susan A. 1994. A Youth Leader?’s Guide to Building Cultural Competence.
Available through the National Resource Center for Youth Services (918-585-2986).

Nieto, S. 2000. Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education (3rd ed.). New York: Longman.

Pang, V. O., & Cheng, L. L., Eds. 1998. Struggling to be Heard: The Unmet Needs of Asian Pacific American Children. Albany, NY: SUNY.

Police and Urban Youth Relations: An Antidote to Racial Violence. U.S. Department of Justice, Community Relations Service.
This handbook was developed by the Community Relations Service, which assists communities with crisis management and violence reduction. Click here to download. Also available: Police Use of Excessive Force: A Conciliation Handbook for the Police and the Community, Preventing Youth Hate Crime, Responding to Hate Crimes and Bias-Motivated Incidents on College/University Campuses, and School Disruptions: Tips for Educators and Police.

Poliner, Rachel. Dialogue: Turning Controversy into Community. Educators for Social Responsibility.

Public Schools: Are They Making The Grade? 2000. National Issues Forum. Download or order this deliberation guide at

Reddy, Maureen T. 1996. Everyday Acts Against Racism: Raising Children in a Multiracial World. Seattle, WA: Seal Press.

Robinson, Joby S., Robert P. Bowman, Tod Ewing, Janice Hannah and Ana Lopez-De Fede. 1997. Building Cultural Bridges. National Educational Service.

Rutstein, Nathan and Michael Morgan. 1996. Healing Racism: Education?’s Role. Whitcomb Publishing.

Schniedewind, N., and E. Davidson. 1997. Open Minds to Equality: a Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity, 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Alyn & Bacon.

Schoem, David, Linda Frankel, Zimena Z˙˝iga, and Edith A. Lewis. Multicultural Teaching in the University: A Sourcebook. 1995. Westport, CT: Praeger.
This excellent anthology includes articles on intergroup relations courses and programs. It also includes valuable information about training teachers and facilitators of intergroup dialogues and learning, and examples of effective classroom and workshop exercises.

Shor, Ira. 1992. Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Swisher, K. G., & Tippeconnic, J. W., Eds. 1999. Next Steps: Research and Practice to Advance Indian Education. Charleston, WV: Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools.

Talking To Our Children About Racism, Prejudice, And Diversity. 1995. Leadership Conference on Civil Rights.
This pamphlet offers guidelines for discussing these very difficult issues and includes examples of children's questions and concerns, and offers (as a starting point) suggestions for answering them. Click here to order the pamphlet for $1.50 or click here to examine it.

Tatum, Beverly Daniel. 1994. Teaching White Students about Racism: The Search for White Allies and the Restoration of Hope. Teachers College Record, 95 (4), 462-476.

Tatum, Beverly Daniel. 1992. African-American Identity Development, Academic Achievement and Missing History. Social Education, 56, (6), 331-334.

Tatum, Beverly Daniel. 1992. Talking About Race, Learning About Racism: The Implication of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom. Harvard Educational Review, 62(1), 1-24.

Violent Kids: Can We Change The Trend? 2000. National Issues Forum. Download or order this deliberation guide at

Warters, William C. 1999. Mediation in the Campus Community: Designing and Managing Effective Programs. Jossey-Bass.

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