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Women Teaching For Change

Author : Kathleen Weiler
ISBN : 0897891287
Genre : Education
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Offers a feminist theory of education, and looks at the influence of sexism, racism, and classism in school

A Pedagogy For Liberation

Author : Ira Shor
ISBN : 0897891058
Genre : Education
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Two world renowned educators, Paulo Freire and Ira Shor, speak passionately about the role of education in various cultural and political arenas. They demonstrate the effectiveness of dialogue in action as a practical means by which teachers and students can become active participants in the learning process. In a lively exchange, the authors illuminate the problems of the educational system in relation to those of the larger society and argue for the pressing need to transform the classroom in both Third and First World contexts. Shor and Freire illustrate the possibilities of transformation by describing their own experiences in liberating the classroom from its traditional constraints. They demonstrate how vital the teacher's role is in empowering students to think critically about themselves and their relation, not only to the classroom, but to society. For those readers seeking a liberatory approach to education, these dialogues will be a revelation and a unique summary. For all those convinced of the need for transformation, this book shows the way.

Feminist Literacies 1968 75

Author : Kathryn Thoms Flannery
ISBN : 9780252077289
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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'Feminist Literacies' explores the reasons and mechanisms underlying lay pedagogies and literacies that excited a diverse audience of women and served as a vital part of the liberation movement - and why such an effort was ultimately not sustained.

National Healing

Author : Claude Hurlbert
ISBN : 9780874218367
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In National Healing, author Claude Hurlbert persuasively relates nationalism to institutional racism and contends that these are both symptoms of a national ill health afflicting American higher education and found even in the field of writing studies. Teachers and scholars, even in progressive fields like composition, are unwittingly at odds with their own most liberatory purposes, he says, and he advocates consciously broadening our understanding of rhetoric and writing instruction to include rhetorical traditions of non-Western cultures. Threading a personal narrative of his own experiences as a student, professor, and citizen through a wide ranging discussion of theory, pedagogy, and philosophy in the writing classroom, Hurlbert weaves a vision that moves beyond simple polemic and simplistic multiculturalism. National Healing offers a compelling new aesthetic, epistemological, and rhetorical configuration.

Broken Promises

Author : Patrick Shannon
ISBN : 0897891600
Genre : History
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The book has more fire--more call to arms' gusto--than anything I've read on reading education. "Richard Abrahamson, University of Houston" "Broken Promises" is an important and powerful book precisely because it provides the opportunity for us all to experience the kinds of insights and construct the kinds of understandings that we need to grow professionally and to be a profession. "Reading Research & Instruction Journal" The volume provides a cogent critique of majority practice. This is one of the few volumes that relate critical pedagogy, ' as exemplified by the work of Giroux, Apple, and others, to specific examples of school practice. Because reading instruction is a central school activity, this connection is significant and the content is of value to anyone interested in public education. "Choice" Shannon argues that a combination of psychology, science, and capitalism has transformed reading from a means of personal and social empowerment into an ability to perform well on tests and has transformed learning from a human transaction between teacher and student into an exchange between things--commercially packaged reading materials--and students. To rationalize reading instruction according to these principles, he says, is to silence the voices of readers and teachers. These compelling new ideas, carefully grounded in research, show how popular solutions to problems in reading instruction--mastery learning, merit pay, and school effectiveness research--actually work against improving teachers' instructional behavior and children's learning ability. A rallying call for teachers of reading, a tool for change, and a most provocative text for students of reading at all levels.

Teachers As Intellectuals

Author : Henry A. Giroux
ISBN : 0897891562
Genre : Education
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a book for all practitioners and all members of the greater community. Giroux demands reader involvement, transformation, and empowerment. He helps us understand that the political relationship between schools and society is neither artificial nor neutral nor necessarily negative. Rather, school personnel have a positive and dynamic political role to play. "Educational Leadership" We are fortunate to have these ideas expressed so clearly and in one place. It is a very useful book. . . . "Choice" Offers educators ways for reflecting critically on their own practices and the relationship between schools and society. "The Educational Digest"

Resources In Education

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ISBN : PSU:000068698133
Genre : Education
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Critical Pedagogy And Cultural Power

Author : D. W. Livingstone
ISBN : UOM:39015011691899
Genre : Education
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"[A] useful and well done collection, serving to outline the nature of an evolving critical pedagogy, while also clearly demonstrating its roots in actual practice and experience." Contemporary Sociology An excellent example of the progress--both conceptual and political--that has been made in our understanding of how education works in an unequal society. . . . An exceptionally valuable book." Michael Apple "All readers who are interested in the possibilities of radical discourse in a conservative time will find relevance in the text and in the excellent, extensive bibliography." Choice

Adult Learning In Two Social Movement Organizations

Author : Margaret L. Cain
ISBN : WISC:89068444074
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Social Science Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015086928812
Genre : Social sciences
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