Education for Critical Consciousness
Here for the first time in English are two major studies by the author of Pedagogy of the Oppressed. These were developed as the result of Freire's efforts in the field of adult literacy in Brazil and his studies of the practice of agricultural extension in Chile; but they extend in reference to all social 'helping' relationships. No contemporary writer more persistently explores the many dimensions of critical consciousness than Paulo Freire, a multi-cultural educator with the whole world as his classroom, notwithstanding the totally Brazilian flavor of his emotions, his language, and his universe of thought.
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Born to middle class parents in Recife, Brazil, Freire knew poverty and hunger during the Great Depression, an experience that would shape his concern for the poor and his view on education. Paulo ... Read full review