Reading Paulo Freire: His Life and Work / Edition 1

Reading Paulo Freire: His Life and Work / Edition 1

by Moacir Gadotti
     
 

ISBN-10: 079141924X

ISBN-13: 9780791419243

Pub. Date: 07/01/1994

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book was written as Paulo Freire himself would have done it, using a method of learning through victories and defeats in the same way one learns life. The author follows a chronological line in which life and work are naturally mixed. In many cases, he lets Paulo Freire's work speak for itself.  See more details below

Overview

This book was written as Paulo Freire himself would have done it, using a method of learning through victories and defeats in the same way one learns life. The author follows a chronological line in which life and work are naturally mixed. In many cases, he lets Paulo Freire's work speak for itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791419243
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Series:
SUNY Series, Teacher Empowerment and School Reform Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: A Land of Contrasts and a Pedagogy of Contradiction
by Carlos Alberto Torres

Foreword
by Peter L. McLaren and Henry A. Giroux

Introduction

1. We Can Also Learn in the Shade of the Mangoes

A Teenager Who Considered Himself Ugly
Teaching as a Passion
The Act of Studying
The Act of Knowing

2. The Method Which Took Paulo Freire into Exile

Literacy and Conscientization
The Stages of the Method
Literacy of Children
Basic Readers and Cultural Readers
The Methods Nowadays and Its Reinvention

3. Learning from History

Historical Factors in the Thinking of Paulo Freire
The Military Coup
Exile in Chile
The Main Works of the First Phase of Exile
African Experience

4. A Pedagogy for Liberation

Dialogic Pedagogy
Banking Education and Problematizing Education
Dialogic and Antidialogic Theory
The Directive Role of the Educator
The Intellectual and the Popular Masses
Cultural Action for Freedom
Christian Socialism and Utopia

5. Relearning Brazil

A New Context, New Ideas
Works on Paulo Freire
Paulo Freire Today

6. A Revolutionary Educator

Coherence: Theory and Practice
No Reply is Definitive
The Revolutionary Educator: Patiently Impatient
Pedagogy of Indignation
The "Last" Freire
Paulo Freire as Public Administrator

7. Paulo Freire in the Context of Contemporary Pedagogical Thought

Carl Rogers and Student-Centered Learning
Confrontation with Ivan Illich
John Dewey and the New School
Vygotsky and the Revolutionary Soviet Educators
The Complexity and the Universal Dimension of the Work of Paulo Freire
Critique, Self-Critique, and Dialectic Conception

Conclusion

Epilogue: Education at the End of This Century

Dialogue with Paulo Freire

Notes

Bibliography

Paulo Freire's Main Works (in Chronological Order)
Main Works about Paulo Freire and Other Consulted Works

Index

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