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Teaching to transgress : education as the practice of freedom

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1994.
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In this book, the author shares her philosophy of the classroom, offering ideas about teaching that fundamentally rethink democratic participation. She writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom. She advocates the process of teaching students to think critically and raises many concerns central to the field of critical pedagogy, linking them to feminist thought. In the process, these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: bell hooks
ISBN: 0415908078 9780415908078 0415908086 9780415908085
OCLC Number: 30668295
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 216 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: teaching to transgress --
Engaged pedagogy --
Revolution of values: the promise of multicultural change --
Embracing change: teaching in a multicultural world --
Paulo Freire --
Theory as liberatory practice --
Essentialism and experience --
Holding my sister's hand: feminist solidarity --
Feminist thinking: in the classroom right now --
Feminist scholarship: Black scholars --
Building a teaching community: a dialogue --
Language: teaching new worlds/new words --
Confronting class in the classroom --
Eros, eroticism, and the pedagogical process --
Ecstasy: teaching and learning without limits.
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