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Paulo Freire's intellectual roots: toward historicity in praxis

Contributor(s): Lake, Robert [Editor] | Kress,Tricia [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Bloomsbury Academic 2013Description: xxi, 257 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9781441195234.Subject(s): Critical pedagogy | Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997 | Education - Philosophy | Teachers - TrainingDDC classification: 370.115 Summary: Paulo Freire's critical pedagogy has had a profound influence on contemporary progressive educators around the globe as they endeavor to rethink education for liberation and the creation of a more humane global society. For Freire, maintaining a sense of historicity, that is, the origins from which our thinking and practice emerge is essential to understanding and practicing education as a means for liberation. Too often, however, critical pedagogy is presented as a monolithic philosophy, and the historical and intellectual roots of critical pedagogy are submerged. Through a compilation of essays written by leading and emerging scholars of critical pedagogy, this text brings history into the present and keeps Paulo's intellectual roots alive in all of us as we develop our praxis today. https://www.bloomsburycollections.com/book/paulo-freires-intellectual-roots-toward-historicity-in-praxis/
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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Contradiction, Consciousness, and Generativity: Hegel’s Roots in Freire’s Work
Chapter 2. Freire and Marx in Dialogue
Chapter 3. The Gramscian Influence
Chapter 4. Rethinking Freire’s “Oppressed”: A “Southern” Route to Habermas’s Communicative Turn and Theory of Deliberative Democracy
Chapter 5. Freire, Buber, and Care Ethics on Dialogue in Teaching
Chapter 6. Converging Self/Other Awareness: Erich Fromm and Paulo Freire on Transcending the Fear of Freedom
Chapter 7. Liberation Theology and Paulo Freire: On the Side of the Poor
Chapter 8. Living with/in the Tensions: Freire’s Praxis in a High-Stakes World
Chapter 9. Paulo Freire’s Concept of Conscientizacao
Chapter 10. Red-ing the Word, Red-ing the World
Chapter 11. Epilogue: Freire’s Roots in his Own Words

Paulo Freire's critical pedagogy has had a profound influence on contemporary progressive educators around the globe as they endeavor to rethink education for liberation and the creation of a more humane global society. For Freire, maintaining a sense of historicity, that is, the origins from which our thinking and practice emerge is essential to understanding and practicing education as a means for liberation. Too often, however, critical pedagogy is presented as a monolithic philosophy, and the historical and intellectual roots of critical pedagogy are submerged. Through a compilation of essays written by leading and emerging scholars of critical pedagogy, this text brings history into the present and keeps Paulo's intellectual roots alive in all of us as we develop our praxis today.

https://www.bloomsburycollections.com/book/paulo-freires-intellectual-roots-toward-historicity-in-praxis/

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