About the Author
The Editor: Shirley R. Steinberg teaches in the Department of Integrated Studies at McGill University. She is the Director of the Paulo and Nita Freire International Project for Critical Pedagogy. The founding editor of <I>Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education</I>, Steinberg’s most recent book is <I>Media Literacy: A Reader</I>, edited with Donaldo Macedo. She has recently finished editing <I>Teen Life in Europe</I> and, with Priya Parmar and Birgit Richard, <I>The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Youth Culture</I>, a Library Reference Award Winner. She is the editor of <I>Multi/Intercultural Conversations: A Reader</I>. With Joe L. Kincheloe she has edited <I>Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction of Childhood</I> and <I>The Miseducation of the West: How Schools and the Media Distort Our Understanding of the Islamic World</I>. She is co-author of <I>Changing Multiculturalism: New Times, New Curriculum, and Contextualizing Teaching</I>.