Takaki, R. (Director). (2007). America in a different mirror: A comparative approach to history [Film]. Microtraining Associates. What does it mean to be an American? In this 50-minute video, Dr. Takaki discusses diversity in the U.S. and how it can divide or unite us.
Wilson, E. (2014). Diversity, culture and the glass ceiling. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 21(3), 83–89. The purpose of this article is to discuss, in a historical context, the barriers faced by people of diverse backgrounds in the workplace as they try to break through the “glass ceiling”.
Winters, M. (2014). From diversity to inclusion: An inclusion equation. In B. Ferdman & B. Deane (Eds.), Diversity at Work: The practice of inclusion (pp. 205-228). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Read Chapter 7.
This provides a discussion of diversity and inclusion as well as the importance of both to build a strong working environment.
North, A., & Longlands, H. (2019). Gender, poverty and educational equality. In M. J. Schuelka, C. J. Johnstone, & G. Thomas (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of inclusion and diversity in education (pp. 103-115). SAGE. This chapter investigates research and trends as it relates to gender, poverty, and educational equality to include a global perspective.
Jones, L. (2019). Higher ed faces affirmative action and other diversity and equity issues in courts. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 36(11), 30-33. This article briefly describes the use of affirmative action in higher education.
Enslin, P., & Hedge, N. (2010). Inclusion and diversity. In R. Bailey, R. Barrow, & D. Carr (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of philosophy of education (pp. 385-400). SAGE. This chapter discussed the concepts and challenges of diversity, inclusion, and multicultural education with a historical perspective.
Wallulis, J. (2012). The 'different mirror' of multicultural history [special issue]. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 13, 87-92. This article highlights the missing perspectives in U.S. history.
Pennington, J. L., Obenchain, K. M., Carter, H., & Bedford, M. (2019). ‘We have the right to stand up’: Elementary students’ conceptual understandings of civic virtue and engagement. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 14(3), 1-20. This study examined the ability of elementary students’ ability to apply civic virtue and engagement within an integrated social studies and literacy unit.
Smith, A., & Kozleski, E. B. (2005). Witnessing “Brown”: Pursuit of an equity agenda in American education. Remedial & Special Education, 26(5), 270–280. This article explores the parallel journey of students with disabilities and students from diverse racial backgrounds as they are excluded and desegregated in America's public schools.