Globalizations and Education: Collected Essays on Class, Race, Gender, and the State

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Teachers College Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Education - 219 pages
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Spanning an extraordinary 30-year career, this book collects seminal essays by critical theorist Carlos Alberto Torres. Torres is among the foremost scholars devoted to interpreting the work of Paulo Freire and has done much over the years to raise the visibility of Freire's contribution to educational theory. In addition, he has helped to establish the discipline of the political sociology of education. His work on Latin American education has made substantial contributions to the fields of comparative and international education. All of the strands of his thinking, along with his commitment to employing scholarship for social change, are evident in this important collection.

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Contents

The Scholarship of Class Race
1
The State and Public Education in Latin America
63
From The Pedagogy of the Oppressed to A Luta Continual
152
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Carlos Alberto Torres is Professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute at UCLA.

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