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Pedagogy of the oppressed

Pedagogy of the oppressed

Author: Paulo Freire
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, [©2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 50th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Paulo Freire; Paulo Freire
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Freire
ISBN: 9781501314131 1501314130 9780826412768 0826412769
OCLC Number: 1132297071
Description: 219 pages
Contents: Introduction to the 50th anniversary edition / Donaldo Macedo --
Preface --
1. The justification for a pedagogy of the oppressed ; the contradiction between the oppressors and the oppressed, and how it is overcome ; oppression and the oppressors ; oppression and the oppressed ; liberation : not a gift, not a self-achievement, but a mutual process --
2. The "banking" concept of education as an instrument of oppression --
its presuppositions --
a critique ; the problem-posing concept of education as an instrument for liberation --
its presuppositions ; the "banking" concept and the teacher-student contradiction ; the problem-posing concept and the supersedence of the teacher-student contradiction ; education : a mutual process, world-mediated ; people as uncompleted beings, conscious of their incompletion, and their attempt to be more fully human --
3. Dialogics --
the essence of education as the practice of freedom ; dialogics and dialogue ; dialogue and the search for program content ; the human-world relationship, "generative themes," and the program content of education as the practice of freedom ; the investigation of "generative themes" and its methodology ; the awakening of critical consciousness through the investigation of "generative themes" ; the various stages of the investigation --
4. Antidialogics and dialogics as matrices of opposing theories of cultural action : the former as an instrument of oppression and the latter as an instrument of liberation ; the theory of antidialogical action and its characteristics : conquest, divide and rule, manipulation, and cultural invasion ; the theory of dialogical action and its characteristics : cooperation, unity, organization, and cultural synthesis --
"A luta continua" : Afterword to Pedagogy of the Oppressed / Ira Shor --
Interviews with contemporary scholars --
Foreword to the original English edition (1970) / Richard Shaull.
Responsibility: Paulo Freire ; translated by Myra Bergman Ramos ; with an introduction by Donald Macedo and an afterword by Ira Shor.


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