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Here is a bibliography of many of my non-fiction publications. Some of the older ones are still available. The VITA and Peace Corps Manuals can be downloaded for free.
2005 Bookmarking Racism: Challenging White Privilege through Children’s Literature and Participatory Action Research in a Suburban School. Dissertation, Binghamton University. It received the Most Distinquished Dissertation Award
2011 Growing Artists: Teaching the Arts to Young Children, 5th edition Belmont, CA: Wadsworth
2009 Growing Artists: Teaching the Arts to Young Children, 4th edition, Albany , NY: Delmar
2005 Growing Artists: Teaching Art to Young Children, 3rd edition, Albany, NY: Delmar
2000 Growing Artists: Teaching Art to Young Children 2nd edition Albany, NY: Delmar
2000 Bringing Art into the Elementary Classroom. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth
1997 Growing Artists: Teaching Art to Young Children. Albany, NY: Delmar
1979 Handloom Construction: A Practical Guide for the Non-Expert. Mt. Rainier; MD: VITA
2009 “Writing with Publication in Mind” in Writing for Educators: A Handbook for Academics, Teachers, and Administrators Edited by Karen Bromley Christopher Gordon Publishers.
2000 “Nobody weaves here anymore: Technological change and the persistence of weaving in the Southern Argolid.” In S. Sutton (Ed.), The Contingent Landscape Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
1999 “Clay for little fingers.” Young Children, 54(2), 18-22.
1997 “A model class” Creative Classroom, 16(1), 68.
1996 “The waning of the moon: Fiber processing in rural Crete.” Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, 27(2), 43-47.
1990 “Multi-disciplinary program for the study of Latin America.” Curriculum Guide Series. Endicott, NY: Broome County Teachers Center.
1987 “Summer shades: Hand dying mixed fibers.” Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, 18(1), 40-46.
1985 “Contemporary Sarakatsani weaving in the Northern Peloponnese.” In Female Costume of the Sarakatsani. Haffrenreffer Museum of Anthropology: Paper Number 1, (pp. 28-36), Providence, RI: Brown University.
1981 “The Tagari: A Greek saddlebag.” Weaver’s Journal, 8(3), 10-13.
1979 “The Carding Box.” Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot, 10(4), 15.
1978 “Arachne’s Children.” Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot, 9(3), 16-18.
1978 “From the flocks of Greece: Galopita.” In J. Kuper (Ed.), The Anthropologists’ Cookbook. (pp. 27-30). London: Routledge, Kegan and Kegan Paul, Ltd.
1976 Seeing the world through photography. School Arts, 76(4), 22-24.
1976 “From spindle to loom: Weaving in the Southern Argolid, Greece.” Expedition, 19(1), 29-39.
1976 “Competition or symbiosis?” Pastoral Adaptive Strategies in the Southern Argolid, Greece.” (with Harold Koster). In E. Friedl & M. Dimen. (Eds.) Regional Variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus, Volume 268 (pp. 275-285). New York: Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
2002 “On Their Own: Teaching Science without a Textbook” Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1975 “All in the Family: Decision making in an Intensifying Family Economy.” Paper presented at the 74th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1976 Takeoff, M., Freshwater fish pond management Peace Corps: Program Training Manual Series, Number 1B, Mt. Rainier, MD: VITA Publications. http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNAAK975.pdf
1979 Handloom Construction: A Practical Guide for the Non-Expert. Mt. Rainier; MD: VITA Free Download http://www.scribd.com/doc/98179054/Handloom-Construction-A-Practical-Guide-for-the-NonExpert
1978 Kuper, J. (Ed.), The Anthropologist’s Cookbook. London: Routledge, Kegan and Kegan Paul, Ltd Available from Amazon