This book is one of the few scholarly works on critical pedagogy that makes use of empirical data in the specific context of analyzing both academic and sociopolitical articulations of critical student agency and agentive growth of Latino immigrant students.
1. Studying Critical Student Agency 2. Building the Case for Critical Student Agency: Neo-Marxism, Poststructuralism, Critical Pedagogy and Discourse 3. Contextualizing the Study en Ia Vida Cotidiana 4. Accepting the Word and the World: Accommodating Hegemony 5. Reading the Word through the World: Constructing a Counter-Hegemony 6. Creating the World through the Word: Practicing Counter-Hegemony 7. Implications for Real Life: Critical Pedagogy and Student Agency 8. Afterword