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  • Decolonizing Foreign Language Education

    The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donaldo Macedo

    Decolonizing Foreign Language Education interrogates current foreign language and second language education approaches that prioritize white, western thought. Edited by acclaimed critical theorist and linguist Donaldo Macedo, this volume includes cutting-edge work by a select group of critical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-09
    Routledge
    Series in Critical Narrative

  • Decolonizing Educational Research

    From Ownership to Answerability, 1st Edition

    By Leigh Patel

    Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Series in Critical Narrative

  • Latino Civil Rights in Education

    La Lucha Sigue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anaida Colon-Muniz, Magaly Lavadenz

    Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue documents the experiences of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counternarratives discuss identity, inequality, desegregation, policy,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
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  • Paulo Freire and the Curriculum

    1st Edition

    By Georgios Grollios, Henry A. Giroux, Panayota Gounari, Donaldo Macedo

    How can Paulo Freire s progressive and vital contributions to curriculum planning can be made more relevant today for educators, policy makers and anybody involved in education? This book provides a necessary framework as it articulates significant questions. The first deals with Freire s positions…

    Paperback – 2015-01-30
    Routledge
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  • Pedagogy of Commitment

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire

    This first English translation of Pedagogy of Commitment takes readers deep into the acts and meaning of living a life of community and social commitment. Paulo Friere discusses how, for teachers specifically, this commitment is not only to students, to the underprivileged, or to the education of…

    Paperback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge
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  • Seeds of Freedom

    Liberating Education in Guatemala, 1st Edition

    By Clark Taylor

    Seeds of Freedom is a remarkable case study of liberating education in the remote Guatemalan Maya indigenous village of Santa Maria Tzeja in the four decades since it was first settled in 1970. Clark Taylor's account begins at a time in which the majority of the village consisted of illiterate…

    Hardback – 2013-08-30
    Routledge
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  • Changing Lives

    1st Edition

    By Taylor Stoehr

    Changing Lives recounts the experiences of a dozen men on probation in Massachusetts who took classes for three months to read and talk about great works of literature. The men explored the writings of Malcolm X, Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov, amongst others. In these writings the men discovered…

    Hardback – 2013-01-30
    Routledge
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  • Culture and Power in the Classroom

    Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students, 2nd Edition

    By Antonia Darder

    This is a timely second edition of the enormously significant book which changed how teachers and community activists view their own practice. This edition concludes with personal essays by teachers, professors, and community activists explaining the direct impact which Culture and Power in the…

    Paperback – 2012-01-30
    Routledge
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  • Latinization of U.S. Schools

    Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jason Irizarry

    Fueled largely by significant increases in the Latino population, the racial, ethnic, and linguistic texture of the United States is changing rapidly. Nowhere is this 'Latinisation' of America more evident than in schools. The dramatic population growth among Latinos in the United States has not…

    Paperback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge
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  • Freedom at Work

    Language, Professional, and Intellectual Development in Schools, 1st Edition

    By Maria E. Torres-Guzman

    This book explores the freedom to use the language resources we have at our disposal to learn to our fullest, to engage in inquiry about learning and teaching, and to go beyond the surface in topics of schooling and education. Within a particular school context, the author explores how these…

    Paperback – 2010-01-30
    Routledge
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  • Uncommon Sense

    From the Writings of Howard Zinn, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zinn, Dean Birkenkamp, Wanda Rhudy

    Why Howard Zinn has become one of the most important and influential American historians is perhaps nowhere more evident than in this new book. Few social critics have been as inspiring as the ever-hopeful Zinn and, unlike many historians, Zinn turns historical details toward deeper observations on…

    Hardback – 2009-04-30
    Routledge
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  • Dear Paulo

    Letters from Those Who Dare Teach, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Nieto

    Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30
    Routledge
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  • Howard Zinn on Democratic Education

    1st Edition

    By Howard Zinn, Donaldo Macedo

    Perhaps no other historian has had a more profound and revolutionary impact on American education than Howard Zinn. This is the first book devoted to his views on education and its role in a democratic society. Howard Zinn on Democratic Education describes what is missing from school textbooks and…

    Paperback – 2008-03-25
    Routledge
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  • Daring to Dream

    Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo, Ana Maria Araujo Freire

    -- New from the author of the million-selling Pedagogy of the Oppressed -- In an era when teachers and states are resisting high-stakes testing, this new book from world-renowned author Paulo Freire could not be more timely. Freire's uplifting message u…

    Paperback – 2007-07-30
    Routledge
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  • Class in Culture

    1st Edition

    By Teresa L. Ebert, Mas'ud Zavarzadeh

    "A gem of a book. Its topics are timely and provocative for cultural studies, sociology, English, literary theory, and education classes. The authors are brilliant thinkers and clear, penetrating writers." -Peter McLaren, UCLA, author of Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy Against…

    Paperback – 2007-06-15
    Routledge
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  • How Children Learn

    Getting Beyond the Deficit Myth, 1st Edition

    By Terese Fayden

    The inspirational stories of young learners in this book discredit assumptions behind recent educational reforms, including high stakes testing and No Child Left Behind policies. The experiences of the American Indian children and the author, a kindergarten teacher, challenge the widely held…

    Paperback – 2006-01-15
    Routledge
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  • Globalization of Racism

    1st Edition

    By Donaldo Macedo, Panayota Gounari

    Addressing ethnic cleansing, culture wars, human sufferings, terrorism, immigration, and intensified xenophobia, "The Globalization of Racism" explains why it is vital that we gain a nuanced understanding of how ideology underlies all social, cultural, and political discourse and racist actions.…

    Paperback – 2005-11-15
    Routledge
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  • Pedagogy of Indignation

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire

    This is the first English translation of the last book written by Paulo Freire. Pedagogy of Indignation delves ever deeper into the themes that concerned him throughout his life. The book begins with a series of three deeply moving reflective "pedagogical letters" to the reader about the role of…

    Paperback – 2004-10-30
    Routledge
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  • Hegemony of English

    1st Edition

    By Donaldo Macedo, Bessie Dendrinos, Panayota Gounari

    '[P]erhaps the best analysis of the English-only movement in the US and the ramifications worldwide of language policies favouring English ...It displays a dazzling grasp of the many meanings of language and the politics that underlie language policy and educational discourse.' Stanley Aronowitz,…

    Paperback – 2003-08-27
    Routledge
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