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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom / Edition 1

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom / Edition 1

by bell hooks
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ISBN-13: 9780415908085
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/12/1994
Series: Harvest in Translation
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 90,474
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

bell hooks is a writer and critic who has taught most recently at Berea College in Kentucky, where she is Distinguished Professor in Residence. Among her many books are the feminist classic Ain't I A Woman, the dialogue (with Cornel West) Breaking Bread, the children's books Happy to Be Nappy and Be Boy Buzz, the memoir Bone Black (Holt), and the general interest titles All About Love, Rock My Soul, and Communion. Her many books published with Routledge include Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom, Belonging: A Culture of Place, We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, Where We Stand: Class Matters, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope, Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations, and Reel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Teaching to Transgress

1. Engaged Pedagogy

2. A Revolution of Values: The Promise of Multicultural Change

3. Embracing Change: Teaching in a Multicultural World

4. Paulo Freire

5. Theory as Liberatory Practice

6. Essentialism and Experience

7. Holding My Sister's Hand: Feminist Solidarity

8. Feminist Thinking: In the Classroom Right Now

9. Feminist Scholarship: Black Scholars

10. Building a Teaching Community: A Dialogue

11. Language: Teaching New Worlds / New Words

12. Confronting Class in the Classroom

13. Eros, Eroticism, and the Pedgagogical Process

14. Ecstasy: Teaching and Learning Without Limits

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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a high school senior who knows little of feminism and the like, I found ms. hooks to more than acurate on so many levels. This book has deepened my knowlege of what a student and teacher are and the goal of education itself. 'Teaching' has inspired me to be a better student.
mariabiblioteca on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Just reread this book very thoughtfully and carefully in anticipation of a writing/thinking project this summer. bell hooks is amazing.