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Pedagogy of the Oppressed

ISBN-10: 0826412769

ISBN-13: 9780826412768

Edition: 3rd 2000 (Anniversary)

Authors: Paulo Freire, Myra Bergman Ramos, Myra Bergman Ramos

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List price: $27.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

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.

Introduction to the Anniversary Edition
Foreword
Preface
The justification for a pedagogy of the oppressed
The contradiction between the oppressors and the oppressed, and how it is overcome
Oppression and the oppressors
Oppression and the oppressed
Liberation: not a gift, not a self-achievement, but a mutual process
The "banking" concept of education as an instrument of oppression�€"its presuppositions�€"a critique
The problem-posing concept of education as an instrument for liberation�€"its presuppositions
The "banking" concept and the teacher-student contradiction
The problem-posting concept and the supersedence of the teacher-student contradiction
Education: a mutual process, world-mediated
People as uncompleted beings, conscious of their incompletion, and their attempt to be more fully human
Dialogics�€"the essence of education as the practice of freedom
Dialogics and dialogue
Dialogue and the search for program content
The human-world relationship, "generative themes," and the program content of education as the practice of freedom
The investigation of "generative themes" and its methodology
The awakening of critical consciousness through investigation of "generative themes"
The various stages of the investigation
Antidialogics and dialogics as matrices of opposing theories of cultural action: the former as an instrument of oppression and the latter as an instrument of liberation
The theory of antidialogical action and its characteristics: conquest, divide and rule, manipulation, and cultural invasion
The theory of dialogical action and its characteristics: cooperation, unity, organization, and cultural synthesis