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Teaching to transgress : education as the practice of freedom

bell hooks (Author), Robin Miles (Narrator)
In Teaching to Transgress, Bell Hooks--writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, educations as the practice of freedom. Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for Hooks, the teacher's most important goal. Bell Hooks speaks to the heart of education today: how can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism? What do we do about teachers who do not want to teach, and students who do not want to learn? How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom? Full of passion and politics, Teaching to Transgress combines practical knowledge of the classroom with a deeply felt connection to the world of emotions and feelings. This is the rare book about teachers and students that dares to raise critical questions about eros and rage, grief and reconciliation, and the future of teaching its self. "To educate as the practice of freedom," writes Bell Hooks, "is a way of teaching that any one can learn." Teaching to Transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work
eAudiobook, English, 2018
Post Hypnotic Press, [New Westminster], 2018
Downloadable audio books
1 online resource (1 audio file (07 hr., 32 min., 15 sec.))
9781772561319, 1772561312
Read by Robin Miles.