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Troping through the Mire: Language of the Multicultural Curricula Debate.

  title={Troping through the Mire: Language of the Multicultural Curricula Debate.},
  author={Anne-Marie Hall},
  • Anne-Marie Hall
  • Published 1993
  • Political Science
  • Multiculturalism (like crossculturalism and transculturalism) is an emergent, interdisciplinary concept--one that is rife with images. The metaphoric language of "why" (embrace multiculturalism) is filled with arguments for or against multicultualism paired with problems and burdens, coupled with disease, and most frequently, troped as war (for example "academic death squads," "generals," and "fire-breathing faculty"). The metaphors describing multicultural curricula are more varied than those… CONTINUE READING

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