This book, a trenchant analysis of schooling within the capitalist world system, where educational reforms are directed to the satisfaction of the business community, military industrial complex, and corporate sector, is a work combating injustice and authoritarianism prevalent in the Americas.
Part 1 1. Cultural Commotion in Latin America 2. Historical Antecedents Part 2 3. From Development to World Civilization 4. Neoliberalism Part 3 5. Other Alternatives for Overcoming the Crisis 6. Education and Regional Integration Part 3 7. Education and the Third World 8. Paulo Freire and the New Latin American Pedagogical Imaginations