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Overcoming Prejudice

Prejudice exists in many forms. People often discriminate against one another based on race, religion, weight, gender, and more. Offering an in-depth explanation of how and why prejudice exists, Ove… (See Below for Full Description)
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Prejudice exists in many forms. People often discriminate against one another based on race, religion, weight, gender, and more. Offering an in-depth explanation of how and why prejudice exists, Overcoming Prejudice provides readers with multiple true stories of people who have faced various prejudices and describes how they dealt with it. A final chapter gives readers tips for how to improve their communication skills and prevent stereotyping in their communities.

History and current events topics covered include:

  • Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka
  • Cesar Chavez's fight for unions
  • The fight for women's right to vote
  • Japanese Americans who fought for the United States in World War II
  • Lobbying for laws that help students with special education needs and physical disabilities thrive in school
  • Moses Fleetwood Walker and Jackie Robinson as the first African-Americans in pro baseball
  • Native American leaders.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-119-2
ISBN-10 1604131195
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-1945-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Character Education
Author Tracey Baptiste; Introduction by: Madonna M. Murphy, Ph.D, University of St. Francis and Sharon L. Banas, former Values Education Coordinator, Sweet Home Central School District, New York
Publication Date 1/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Bibliography. Glossary. Further reading with Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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