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Article, Book, and Curriculum Suggestions

General | Ability Status |  Body Image  |  Bullying 
Class/Socio-Economic Status  |  Conflict Resolution
Gender  |  Peer Leadership  |  Race/Ethnicity

Religion/Belief Systems
  |  Sexual Orientation  |  Stereotypes

[These suggestions are intended for use by adults. Their listing on this page does not imply endorsement by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities of all content included therein.]


General Diversity

 

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Ability Status

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Body Image

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Bullying

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Class/Socio-Economic Status

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Jensen, E. (2009). Teaching with poverty in mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Lui, M, & Robles, B. (2006). The Color of wealth. New Press, The.

Times, The, & Keller, Bill. (2005). Class matters. New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co.

 

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Conflict Resolution

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Gender

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Bravo, E. (2007). Taking on the big boys. New York, NY: The Feminist Press.

Kimmel, Michael. (2008). Guyland: the perilous world where boys become men. New York, NY: Harpercollins.

Simmons, R. (2003). Odd girl out. Harcourt Books.

 

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Peer Leadership

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Race/Ethnicity

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Derman-Sparks, L, Ramsey, P, & Edwards, J. (2006). What if all the Kids are white?. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Fine, Michelle, & Wheeler, Albert. (2004). Off white: readings on power, privilege, and resistance. New York, NY: Routledge.

Kivel, P. (2002). Uprooting racism: how white people can work for racial justice. Canada: New Society Publishers.

O'Brien, E. (2008). The Racial middle: latinos and asian americans living beyond the racial divide. New York, NY: NYU Press.

Tatum, B. (2007). Can we Talk about race?. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Tatum, B. (2003). Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Williams, L. (2000). It's the little things: everyday interactions that anger, annoy, and divide the races. Harcourt Books.

 

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Religion/Belief Systems

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Eck, D. (2001). A New Religious America: How a “Christian Country” Has Become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins.

Hicks, D. (2009). With God on all sides. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

 

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Sexual Orientation

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Gold, M, & Drucker, M. (2008). Crisis. Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group Llc.

Yoshino, K. (2007). Covering: the hidden assault on our civil rights. New York, NY: Random House Trade.

 

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Stereotypes

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