Literacy, Power, And Democracy In Mozambique
The Governance Of Learning From Colonization To The Present
This book explores the relations between literacy and "people's power" in the context of Mozambique's project of socialist construction. It probes the tensions between literacy as a tool for grassroots democracy versus literacy as a tool for mobilizing at the base for top-down initiatives.
Table of Contents
1. Literacy: People's Power/Assimilation of a Social Order 2. The World of Workplace Literacy 3. The Colonial State as Educator 4. "Schooling": Path from Indigenous to Assimilated? 5. Literacy, Popular State and People's Power 6. Time for "Schooling" at CIM 7. Classrooms: Spaces for Regulated Communication(s) 8. Power Differentiation in the CIM ''Village" 9. Literacy and the Practice of Democracy