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Education And Democracy

1st Edition

By Pilar O'Cadiz, Pia Wong, Carlos Torres


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This book examines critically the ideas and performance of Paulo Freire as secretary of education in Brazil in the early 1990s, during the socialist democratic administration of the Workers' Party in SPaulo. With an emphasis on theory, the authors discuss the relationships between the state and social movements as well as the relationships between

Table of Contents

Chapter I From a Pedagogy of the Oppressed to a Pedagogy of Hope -- Chapter II Setting the Stage: Politics, Policy, and Education in Brazil -- Chapter III Redefining Relationships: The State, Education, and Social Change -- Chapter IV Creating the Popular Public School: Theoretical Foundations and Policy Initiatives -- Chapter V Reorienting the Curriculum: The Interdisciplinary Project -- Cahpter VI Pedagogy of Hope and School Realities -- Chapter VII Conclusion

About the Authors

Pilar O'Cadiz is on the faculty of the Department of Teacher Education and Coordinator of the Internship Program at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, California. Pia Wong is a lecturer at California State University at Sacramento. Carlos Alberto Torres a sociologist, is professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and director of the Latin American centre, University of California at Los Angeles.

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