Pedagogy of Indignation / Edition 1

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Overview

The last book written by Paulo Freire before his death, Pedagogy of Indignation speaks to the necessity of making and remaking one's self throughout a lifetime, the role of education in personal development, and the daily life tensions between freedom and authority.

The book sharpens our sense of the critical faculties of children and shows how a teacher, drawing upon his or her own depth as a person, may work with children to help them realize their potential intellectually and as human beings. These topics are also explored in relation to the wider world: the social constitution of the self in the work of educators, critical citizenship, and the necessity of teaching "from a position" about the world that transcends literacy programs and includes the legacy of colonialism in peoples' resistance movements today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594510519
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Series in Critical Narrative
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

The late Paulo Freire was a world renowned educator, writer, and social activist. Among the books translated from Portuguese by Paradigm Publishers are Pedagogy of Indignation (2004), Daring to Dream (2007), and another new book forthcoming in 2012. Freire’s early book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, sold more than 1 million copies and was translated to fifty languages.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Prologue
Letter to Paulo Freire
Pt. I Pedagogical letters 1
Ch. 1 First letter : on the spirit of this book 3
Ch. 2 Second letter : on the right and the duty to change the world 31
Ch. 3 Third letter : on the murder of Galdino Jesus Dos Santos - Pataxo Indian 45
Pt. II Other writings 51
Ch. 4 The discovery of America 53
Ch. 5 Literacy and destitution 57
Ch. 6 Challenges to adult education posed by the new technological restructuring 69
Ch. 7 Television literacy 87
Ch. 8 Education and hope 97
Ch. 9 Denouncing, announcing, prophecy, utopia, and dreams 103
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