Multiculturalism and Education considers the way we approach multiculturalism and examines the debates concerning developments in wider social, cultural, political and economic contexts. Grounded in a strong conceptual, theoretical framework, this accessible text will guide the reader through this evolving area. Reflective exercises, interviews, chapter summaries and useful websites will encourage and support student learning and the application of new concepts. Recent debates and developments are considered, including: * Why multiculturalism and education? Why now? * Terrorism, cultural diversity and education * Faith schools and cultural diversity * Is multiculturalism worth advancing? Is it healthy as a concept? * The potential of citizenship education Multiculturalism and Education is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students on education studies and related courses.