Freireian Pedagogy, Praxis, and Possibilities
Projects for the New Millennium
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Scholar, activist, and educator Paulo Freire was one of the first thinkers to fully appreciate the relationships between education, politics, imperialism, and liberation. This volume is a testament to the works of Paulo Freire in the field of Education as well as the life of the man: a "story of courage, hardship, perseverance, and unyielding belief in the power of love." In this comprehensive collection, prominent intellectuals including Noam Chomsky and Donald Macedo reflect on Freire's "politics of liberation" and add important new dimensions to the revolutionary, innovative ideas that Freire bequeathed to a generation much in need.
Table of Contents
A Pedagogy of Transformation: An Introduction, About the Contributors, Chapter 1: Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of Possibility, Chapter 2: Studying the Media: What Makes Mainstream Media Mainstream, Chapter 3: Scientism as a Form of Racism, Chapter 4: Liberating the Critical in Critical Theory: Marcuse, Marx, and a Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Alienation, Art, and the Humanities, Chapter 5: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Nationalism in the Global Age, Chapter 6: On “Having Differences” and “Being Different”: From a Dialogue of Difference to the Private Language of Indifference, Chapter 7: Politics of Explanation: Ethical Questions in the Production of Knowledge, Chapter 8: Upstream in the Mainstream: Pedagogy Against the Current, Chapter 9: The Prairie Is Wide: Conrack Comes to “The Rez”, Chapter 10: Teaching in Our Underwear: The Liabilities of Whiteness in the Multiracial Classroom, Chapter 11: Authority Is Not a Luxury: “Courageous Diaologue” in the Feminist Classroom, Chapter 12: Authentic Multiculturalism and Nontraditional Students: Voices from the “Contact Zone”, Chapter 13: The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action: The Ideologies of Gender and Peer Response Sessions Perceived by a Teacher-Researcher, Chapter 14: Cultural Studies (Alone) Won’t Do It: Strategic Reform of Academic Departments in the University, Chapter 15: Synthesizing Gramsci and Freire: Possibilities for a Theory of Transformative Adult Education
Steiner, Stanley S.; Krank, H. Mark; Bahruth, Robert E.; McLaren, Peter