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Daring to Dream

Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished, 1st Edition

By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo, Ana Maria Araujo Freire


152 pages

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-- New from the author of the million-selling Pedagogy of the Oppressed -- In an era when teachers and states are resisting high-stakes testing, this new book from world-renowned author Paulo Freire could not be more timely. Freire's uplifting message u


“Critical theory in education has too often lapsed into an intellectual posturing detached from real possibilities for transformation and thus failed to challenge neoliberal fatalism about how things ‘are’ or ‘need to be.’ Ever persuasive and impressive, Freire takes up the challenge and in the act shows us not just the possibility but the reality of a ‘pedagogy of hope.’”

—Jim Gee, Arizona State University

Table of Contents

Introduction Ana Maria Arujo Freire Foreword Ana Lucia Souza de Freitas Foreword Peter Park Poetry by Paulo Freire From Ana Maria Araujo Freire's Collection PART I Commentaries and Essays Chapter 1: Impossible to Exist Without Dreams Chapter 2: On the Cognitional Act Chapter 3: History as Possibility Chapter 4: A Few Reflections Around Utopia PART II Dialogues and Conferences Chapter 5: A Conversation with Students Chapter 6: Human Rights and Liberating Education Chapter 7: Changing Is Difficult, But Possible Chapter 8: Dialogue with the Participants: The Reading and Writing Issue

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