Special focus is placed on the effect that colonial status has had historically on the political, socioeconomic, and psychological reality of the Puerto Rican people. Through the voices of Puerto Rican children and those of Puerto Rican and other Latino adolescents, the book explores how the past and present intersect in people's lives, inform pedagogy, and shape the conditions and struggles through which students come to know.
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Table of Contents
Series Introduction: Rethinking the Pedagogy of Voice, Difference, and Cultural Struggle by Henry A. Giroux
The Tensions of Voices Past and Present: Colonization, Schooling and Linguistic Imposition
The Rudiments of Voice: Towards an Understanding of Dialogic Opposition
The Power and Meaning of Words
Bilingualism, Pedagogy, and Voice