Globalization and Education: Collected Essays on Class, Race, Gender, and the State

Globalization and Education: Collected Essays on Class, Race, Gender, and the State

by Carlos Torres
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807749389

ISBN-13: 9780807749388

Pub. Date: 01/09/2009

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Spanning an extraordinary 30-year career, this book collects seminal essays by critical theorist Carlos Alberto Torres. Torres is among the foremost scholars devoted to interpreting the work of Paulo Freire and has done much over the years to raise the visibility of Freire's contribution to educational theory. In addition, he has helped to establish the discipline of…  See more details below

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Spanning an extraordinary 30-year career, this book collects seminal essays by critical theorist Carlos Alberto Torres. Torres is among the foremost scholars devoted to interpreting the work of Paulo Freire and has done much over the years to raise the visibility of Freire's contribution to educational theory. In addition, he has helped to establish the discipline of the political sociology of education. His work on Latin American education has made substantial contributions to the fields of comparative and international education. All of the strands of his thinking, along with his commitment to employing scholarship for social change, are evident in this important collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807749388
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
01/09/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael W. Apple Apple, Michael W.

Introduction The Scholarship of Class, Race, Gender and the State in Education: A Life Journey in the Political Sociology of Education 1

1 Critical Theory and Political Sociology of Education: Arguments 33

2 The State and Public Education in Latin America Adriana Puiggros Puiggros, Adriana Carlos Alberto Torres Torres, Carlos Alberto 63

3 Democracy, Education, and Multiculturalism: Dilemmas of Citizenship in a Global World 86

4 Globalization, Education, and Citizenship: Solidarity Versus Markets? 114

5 Education and the Archeology of Consciousness: Freire and Hegel 131

6 From The Pedagogy of the Oppressed to A Luta Continua: The Political Pedagogy of Paulo Freire 152

Afterword Pedro Demo Demo, Pedro 178

References 187

Index 209

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