Search - List of Books by Lisa Delpit

Lisa D. Delpit is the Benjamin E. Mays Professor of Urban Educational Leadership at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and also the director of the Center for Urban Educational Excellence, whose work focuses on education and race.Dr. Delpit currently works at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, and also the director of the Center for Urban Education and Innovation.She has written numerous books, among them Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom which was published in 1995.

Lisa Delpit argues that multicultural education, while correct in its emphasis of acknowledging the worth of students' cultures, fails to acknowledge that disadvantaged students will benefit from being explicitly taught the codes of power required to succeed in life.


In 1990, Delpit was the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship.

She has also edited and contributed chapters in the book "The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom," published in 2002.
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Total Books: 7
Multiplication Is for White People Raising Expectations for Other People's Children
2013 - Multiplication Is for White People Raising Expectations for Other People's Children (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781595588982
ISBN-10: 1595588981
Genres: Reference, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Multiplication Is for White People Raising Expectations for Other People's Children
Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom Updated Edition
2006 - Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom Updated Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781595580740
ISBN-10: 1595580743
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Fires in the Bathroom Advice for Teachers from High School Students
2005 - Fires in the Bathroom Advice for Teachers From High School Students (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781565849969
ISBN-10: 1565849965
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
1996 - Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781565841802
ISBN-10: 1565841808
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
1995 - Other People's Children Cultural Conflict in the Classroom (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781565841796
ISBN-10: 1565841794
Genre: Nonfiction
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Turning Points 35 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories
Turning Points 35 VIsionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780974525259
ISBN-10: 0974525251
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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