University of Vermont

Center for Cultural Pluralism


The following is a list of recommended readings that deal with issues of cultural pluralism, racial equality, multicultural education, social justice and many other topics that the Center concerns itself with:

  • Knefelkamp, L. Listening to Understand
  • Allen, T. The Invention of the White Race. 1994. Verso
  • Allport, Gordon W. The Nature of Prejudice. Doubleday, 1958.
  • Banks, James A. An Introduction to Multi-Cultural Education. Allyn and Bacon, 1994.
  • Multiethnic Education: Theory and Practice. 3rd Edition, Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1994.
  • Giroux, H. (1992). Border Crossings: Cultural Workers and the Politics of Education. Routledge Press
  • Gonzalez, A., Houston, M., Chen, V. Our Voices: Essays in Culture, Ethnicity & Communication. Roxbury Publishing Company, 1997.
  • Gould, Stephen, J. The Mismeasure of Man. N.W. Norton and Company, 1981.
  • McIntosh, Peggy. "White Privilege, Male Privilege" in Race, Class, Gender. ed. Anderson, M.L. & Collins, P.H., Wadsworth Publishing, 1995.
  • McIntyre, A. Making Meaning of Whiteness. 1997. State Univesity of New York Press
  • Ponterotto & Pedersen. (1993). Preventing Prejudice. Sage. CA p. 70
  • Roediger, D. The Abolition of Whiteness. 1994.
  • Spring, J. (1994). Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. NY: McGraw-Hill
  • Steinberg, Stephen. The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Claoss in America. Beacon Press, 1991.
  • Tisdell, E. (1993). Interlocking systems of power, privilege, and oppression in adult higher education classes. Adult Education Quarterly. 43:4, p. 203-226
  • Astin, Alexander W., (1993) What Matters in College? San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers
  • Bennett, M. (1998) Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication. Intercultural Press, ME
  • Blumenfeld, Warren J. and Raymond, Diane. (1991) Looking At Gay And Lesbian Life. Beacon Press: Boston, MA
  • Bull, Barry L., Fruehling Royal T., and Chattergy, Virgie (1992) The Ethics of Multicultural and Bilingual Education. New York, Teacher's College Press
  • Caplan, P. (1993) Lifting A Ton of Feathers. University of Toronto Press. Toronto
  • Capper, C., ed. (1993). Educational Administration in a Pluralistic Society. State University of New York Press
  • Cheatham H. (1991) Cultural Pluralism On Campus. ACPA Media Board Publications
  • Collins, P. Black Feminist Thought. New York: Routledge, 1991.
  • Evans, Nancy J. and Wall, Vernon A. (1991) Beyond Tolerance: Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals on Campus. American College Personnel Association
  • Freire, P. (1985) The Politics of Education. New York: Bergin and Garvey
  • Giroux, H. (1992). Border Crossings: Cultural Workers and the Politics of Education. Routledge Press
  • Gonzalez, A., Houston, M., Chen, V. (1997) Our Voices: Essays in Culture, Ethnicity & Communication. Roxbury Publishing Company
  • Gregory, S. (1995) Black Women in the Academy: The Secrets to Success and Achievement. Lanham, MD: University Press of America
  • Hayes, E. and S. Colin III. (1994) Confronting Racism and Sexism. New Directions for Higher Education, no. 61. San Francisco: Jossey-Basshooks, bell.
  • (1994) Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge
  • Justiz, Manuel J., Wilson, Reginald, and Bjork, Lars G. (1994) Minorities in Higher Education. American Council on Education: Oryx Press
  • Kallen, Horace M. Culture and Democracy in the United States. Boni and Liveright, 1924.
  • Kincheloe, Joe L., Steinberg, Shirley R., Rodriguez, Nelson M., and Chennault, Ronald E., eds. (1998) White Reign: Deploying Whiteness in America. New York: St. Martin’s Press
  • Loewen, James W. (1995) Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. Simon and Schuster
  • Maher, F. & Tetreault, M. (1994) The Feminist Classroom. New York: Basic Books
  • McIntyre, A. (1997) Making Meaning of Whiteness. State Univesity of New York Press
  • McTighe Musil (1995) Diversity in Higher Education: A Work in Progress. Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Queen, Carol and Schimel, Lawrence, eds. (1997) Pomosexuals: Challenging Assumptions about Gender and Sexuality. Cleis Press
  • Responding to Hate Crime: A Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Law Enforcement and Victim Assistance Professionals. National Center for Hate Crime Prevention Educational Development Center, Inc. Newton, MA. []
  • Rhoads, R. & Valadez, J. (1996). Democracy, Multiculturalism, and the Community College. New York: Garland.

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