Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 30th Anniversary Edition

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Aug 18, 2014 - Education - 192 pages
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First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm.

With a substantive new introduction on Freire's life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo Macedo, this anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed will inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come.
 

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User Review  - jgcorrea - LibraryThing

The resurrection of a kinda Communist mummy called Paulo Freire has been observed on the campuses of increasingly sterile colleges. What indeed is te so-called "Freire Method," as commended by ... Read full review

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I encountered Freire's ideas of critical pedagogy in a curriculum theory course and excitedly picked this up hoping to gain more practical insight. I did not realize this work is almost exclusively ... Read full review

Contents

Publishers Foreword
9
Introduction
11
Foreword
29
Preface
35
Chapter 1
43
Chapter 2
71
Chapter 3
87
Chapter 4
125
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Paulo Freire is the author of the bestselling Pedagogy of the Oppressed as well as Education for Critical Consciousness, Pedagogy in Process (The Letters to Guinea-Bissau), Learning to Question (with Antonio Faundez), and Pedagogy of the City.

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