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Freirean Pedagogy, Praxis, and Possibilities: Projects for the New Millennium. Volume 19, Critical Education Practice. Volume 1417, Garland Reference Library of Social Science


This book contains 15 chapters, each by different authors, commenting and expanding on the educational philosophy and work of Paulo Freire. The following are included: "Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of Possibility" (Peter McLaren); "Studying the Media: What Makes Mainstream Media Mainstream" (Noam Chomsky); "Scientism as a Form of Racism" (Paulo Freire and Donaldo Macedo); "Liberating the Critical in Critical Theory: Marcuse, Marx, and a Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Alienation, Art, and the Humanities" (Charles Reitz); "Multiculturalism and the Politics of Nationalism in the Global Age" (Henry Giroux); "On 'Having Differences' and 'Being Different': From a Dialogue of Difference to the Private Language of Indifference" (George David Miller, Mark Roelof Eleveld); "Politics of Explanation: Ethical Questions in the Production of Knowledge" (Thomas Heaney); "Upstream in the Mainstream: Pedagogy against the Current" (Robert Bahruth, Stanley Steiner); "The Prairie Is Wide: Conrack Comes to 'The Rez'" (David Gabbard); "Teaching in Our Underwear: The Liabilities of Whiteness in the Multiracial Classroom" (Maryann Dickar); "Authority Is Not a Luxury: 'Courageous Dialogue' in the Feminist Classroom" (Kimberly Kay Gunter); "Authentic Multiculturalism and Nontraditional Students: Voices from the 'Contact Zone'" (Juan Flores); "The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action: The Ideologies of Gender and Peer Response Sessions Perceived by a Teacher-Researcher" (Nancie Burns-McCoy); "Cultural Studies (Alone) Won't Do It: Strategic Reform of Academic Departments in the University" (Scott Shepard); and "Synthesizing Gramsci and Freire: Possibilities for a Theory of Transformative Adult Education" (Peter Mayo). The chapters include reference lists, and the book is indexed. (KC)

  • Contributor: Steiner, Stanley F.
  • Author's address: Taylor and Francis Group, 7625 Empire Group, Florence, KY 41042 ($55). Tel: 800-634-7064 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-245-4724 (Toll Free)
  • Date Published: 00-00
  • Year: 2000

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