This book, originally published in 1992, contains a wealth of experience in the development of community education from and about Third World countries. The influence of Paulo Freire permeates the work, although each country and continent has had to seek its own path and its own methodology. With contributions from a wide variety of countries – from Nigeria and Tanzania, Thailand and Korea to Mexico, Central America and Costa Rica – the book offers a framework in which theory and practice are mutually supportive.
Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction Cyril Poster and Jürgen Zimmer Part 1: Survival and Self-realisation 1. West Bank: Learning to Survive Munir Fasheh 2. Nigeria: Theatre for Empowerment Hansel Eyoh 3. Brazil: Children of the Streets Maria Stela Santos Graciani 4. Tanzania: Fighting the Plague Sibylle Riedmiller 5. Columbia: Basic Education for All Marta Arango Nimnicht 6. Afro-Brazil: The Black Movement and Community Education Miriam Expedita Caetano and Henrique Cunha Part 2: Changing the Economic Structures 7. Thailand: Agro-Industries and Self-Reliance Apichai Puntasen 8. Mexico: Empowering Rural Communities Elena de Florencia Vasquez 9. Uruguay: Experiments in Productive Education Bernardo Dabezies 10. Berlin and the Third World: The Tea Campaign Jürgen Zimmer 11. Central America: Popular Economics and Education Francisco Gutiérrez Part 3: Framework for the Future 12. The Philippines: Methodology and Practice in Community Education Elizabeth Protacio Marcelino 13. Latin America: Popular Education and the State Moaçir Gadotti 14. Africa: Popular Participation in Development Paul Wangoola 15. Korea: Community Education and Decolonisation Kyu Hwan Lee 16. Costa Rica: Solidarity and Popular Organisation Luis Razeto 17. South Pacific: The Search for a New Agenda Tupeni Lebaivalu Baba Part 4: Envoi 18. Asia: Diary of a Community Educator Jürgen Zimmer. Bibliography.
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