Literacy: Reading the Word and the World

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 10, 1987 - Education - 216 pages
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Freire and Macedo analyse the connection between literacy and politics according to whether it produces existing social relations, or introduces a new set of cultural practices that promote democratic and emancipatory change.

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The late Paulo Freire, of Brazil, is perhaps the most influential education writer of our times. His many books, which include the classics "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" and "Pedagogy of Freedom", have been translated into more than 40 languages.

Donaldo Macedo is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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