James Banks Selected Chapters

"The Need for Positive Racial Attitudes in Textbooks." In R. L. Green (Ed.) (1969). Racial Crisis in American Education ( pp. 167-185). Chicago, IL: Follett Educational Corporation.

"Liberating the Black Ghetto: Decision Making and Social Action." In R. Wisniewski
(Ed.) (1972). Teaching About Life in the City (pp. 159-183). Washington, D.C.: The National Council for the Social Studies (42nd Yearbook).

"Curricular Models for an Open Society." In D. Della-Dora & J. E. House (Eds.) (1974). Education for an Open Society ( pp. 43-63). Washington, D.C.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

"Should Integration be a Societal Goal in a Pluralistic Nation?" In R. H. Muessig (Ed.) (1975). Controversial Issues in the Social Studies: A Contemporary Perspective (The NCSS 45th Yearbook ( pp. 197-228). Washington D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies.

"Cultural Pluralism: Implications for Curriculum Reform." In M. M. Tumin & W. Plotch (Eds.). (1977). Pluralism in a Democratic Society ( pp. 226-248). New York, NY: Praeger Publishers.

"The Implications of Multicultural Education for Teacher Education." In F. H. Klassen & D. M. Gollnick (Eds.) (1977), Pluralism and the American Teacher ( pp. 1-30). Washington, D.C.: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

"Values, Ethnicity, Social Science Research, and Educational Policy." In B. Ladner (Ed.). (1984). The Humanities in Precollegiate Education (, pp. 91-111). Eighty-Third Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press,

"Language, Ethnicity, Ideology, and Education." In L. V. D. Berg-Edlering, F. J. M. Rijcke, & L. V. Zuck (Eds.) (1983). Multicultural Education: A Challenge for Teachers, (pp. 33-5). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Foris Publications.

"Reducing Prejudice in Students: Theory, Research and Strategies." In K. Moodley (Ed.) (1985). Race Relations and Multicultural Education (pp. 65-87). Vancouver, B.C.: Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of British Columbia.

With Walter C. Parker. "Social Studies Teacher Education." In W. Robert Houston, M. Haberman, & J. P. Sikula (Eds.) (1990). Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, (pp. 674-686). A project of the Association of Teacher Educators. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1990. 

"Multicultural Education: Its Effects on Students' Racial and Gender Role Attitudes." In J. P. Shaver (Ed.) (1991). Handbook of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning (pp. 459-469) Sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies. New York, NY: Macmillan.

"Fostering Language and Cultural Literacy in the Schools." In G. Imhoff (Ed.) (1990). Learning in Two Languages: From Conflict to Consensus in the Reorganization of Schools, (pp. 1-18). New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books.

"A Curriculum for Empowerment, Action and Change." In C. E. Sleeter (Ed.) (1991). Empowerment Through Multicultural Education (pp. 125-141, ff. 311-313). Albany: State University of New York Press.

"Multicultural Education: Approaches, Developments, and Dimensions." In J. Lynch, C. Modgil, & S. Modgil (Eds.) (1992). Education for Cultural Diversity: Convergence and Divergence (pp. 83-94). London, United Kingdom: The Falmer Press.

R. C. Atkinson & G. B. Jackson (Eds). Research and Education Reform: Roles for the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Washington, D. C.: National Academy Press, 1992. A National Academy of Sciences Report. (Contributing author)

"Multicultural Education: Historical Development, Dimensions, and Practice." In L.  Darling-Hammond (Ed.) (1993). Review of Research in Education (vol. 19, 3-49). Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association.

"Multicultural Education for Young Children: Racial and Ethnic Attitudes and their Modification." In B. Spodek (Ed.) (1993). Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children (pp. 236-250). New York: Macmillan.

"Measures of Attitudes Toward School, Physical Self, Blacks, Whites, and Neighborhood." In R.  L. Jones (Ed.) (1996). Handbook of Tests and Measurements for Black Populations. (Vol. 1, pp. 249-259).  Hampton, VA: Cobb & Henry.

"Measures of Assimilation, Pluralism, and Marginality." In R. L. Jones (Ed.) (1996). Handbook of Tests and Measurements for Black Populations. (Vol. 2, pp. 269-282).  Hampton, VA: Cobb & Henry.

D. August & K. Hakua (Eds.) (1997). Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children: A Research Agenda. Washington, D. C.: National Academy Press. A National Academy of Sciences Report  (Contributing author).

“The Social Construction of Difference and the Quest for Educational Equality.” In R. S. Brandt (Ed.) (2000). Education in the New Century (pp. 21-45). Arlington, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD 2000 Yearbook).

“Multicultural Education,” in N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Editors-in-Chief) (2001). International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Pergamon.

"Researching race, culture and difference: Epistemological challenges and possibilities." In J. L. Green, G. Camilli, & P. B. Elmore (Eds.) (2006). Handbook of Complementary Methods in Education Research (2nd ed., pp. 773-793). Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

(with Diem Nguyen). “Diversity and citizenship education: Historical, theoretical, and philosophical issues.” In L.S. Levstik & C. A.Tyson (Eds.) (2008).  Handbook of research in social studies (pp. 137-151). New York, NY: Routledge. 

Diversity, transformative citizenship education, and school reform. In M. Minow, R. A. Shweder, & H. Markus (Eds.) (2008).  Just schools: Pursuing equality in societies of difference (pp. 227-253). New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.

“Diversity and citizenship education in global times.” In J. Arthur, I. Davies, & C. Hahn (Eds.) (2008). Sage handbook of education for citizenship and democracy. (pp. 57-70). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (57-70).

(With Caryn Park).(2010). “Race, ethnicity and education: The search for explanations.” In P. H. Collins & J. Solomos ( Eds.) (2010),  Handbook of race and ethnic relations (pp. 383-414). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.   

“Citizenship education and global migration.” (2012). In J. A. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education (vol. 1, pp. 361-366). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

“Citizenship education and migration.” (2013). In I. Ness (Ed.) (2013). The encyclopedia of global migration (5 vols.). Norton, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

“Multicultural education.” In J. D. Wright (Editor-in-chief) (2015). International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed,, vol.16, pp. 18-21). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

“Civic education for non-citizen and citizen students: A conceptual framework” (2019). In M. M. Suárez-Orozco (Ed.) (2019). Humanitarianism and mass migration: Confronting the world crisis (pp. 232-251). Oakland, CA: University of California Press.

“Creating a democratic school in a diverse community. “In M. Levinson and J. Fry (Eds.), Democratic discord in schools: Cases and commentaries in educational ethics (pp. 39-43). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

“Education, Citizenship, and International Migration.” In Christine Inglis, Wei Li, & Binod Khadria (Eds.) (2020). The Sage Handbook of International Migration (pp. 70-87). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.