Tom Horne, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Verse Tucson Unified School District's Ethnic Studies: A Critical Discourse Study

29 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2009  

Michael W. Simpson

Independent

Date Written: April 2, 2009

Abstract

Using biocriticsm, white studies, history, linguistics, philosophy, critical discourse analysis including specific frameworks of prejudice in discourse, and curriculum/textbook studies. this paper analyzes Tom Horne's letter to the Citizens of Tucson urging the elimination of their Ethnic Studies Department.

Keywords: ethnic studies, racism, whiteness, white privilege, schools, education policy

JEL Classification: H70, I20, I21, I28, I29, J62, J70, J71, J78, J79, N32

Suggested Citation

Simpson, Michael W., Tom Horne, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Verse Tucson Unified School District's Ethnic Studies: A Critical Discourse Study (April 2, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1372387 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1372387

Michael W. Simpson (Contact Author)

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