For Multicultural Education/Diversity as well as General Education courses. Students develop conceptual understanding about complex and emotionally-charged issues of diversity in today's world. The author uses clear examples, lucid language, and engaging activities to involve students in thinking through fundamental ideas that ground their understanding of diversity. The author investigates three converging elements in his examination of human differences: individual attitudes and behaviors, cultural expectations, and institutional policies and practices. This examination provides the basis for the conceptual organization of the text.Koppelman, Kent L. is the author of 'Understanding Human Differences Multicultural Education for a Diverse America', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205531042 and ISBN 0205531040.