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We make the road by walking : conversations on education and social change

Author: Myles Horton; Brenda Bell; John Gaventa; John Marshall Peters
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This dialogue between two of the most prominent thinkers on social change in the twentieth century was certainly a meeting of giants. Throughout their highly personal conversations recorded here, Horton and Freire discuss the nature of social change and empowerment and their individual literacy campaigns."--Google books viewed Jan. 7, 2021.
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Named Person: Paulo Freire; Myles Horton; Myles Horton; Paulo Freire; Paulo Freire; Myles Horton; Paulo Freire; Myles Horton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myles Horton; Brenda Bell; John Gaventa; John Marshall Peters
ISBN: 0877227713 9780877227717 0877227756 9780877227755
OCLC Number: 21483166
Description: xxxvii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: "We make the road by walking" --
Formative years. "I was always getting in trouble for reading in school" ; "Reading has to be a loving event" ; "I couldn't use all this book learning" ; "I always am in the beginning, as you" ; "Pockets of hope" : literacy and citizenship --
Ideas. "Without practice there's no knowledge" ; "Is it possible just to teach biology" ; "I've always been ambivalent about charismatic leaders" ; "The difference between education and organizing" ; "My expertise is in knowing not to be an expert" ; "My respect for the soul of the culture" ; "I learned a lot from being a father" --
Educational practice. "The more the people become themselves, the better the democracy" ; "Highlander is a weaving of many colors" ; "Conflicts are the midwife of consciousness " --
Education and social change. "You have to bootleg education" ; "The people begin to get their history into their hands, and then the role of education changes" --
Reflections. "Peaks and valleys and hills and hollers" ; "It's necessary to laugh with the people" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Myles Horton and Paulo Freire ; edited by Brenda Bell, John Gaventa, and John Peters.

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