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Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
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Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1970)

by Paulo Freire

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    Mob Rule Learning: Camps, Unconferences, and Trashing the Talking Head by Michelle Boule (elenchus)
    elenchus: Freire and Boule cover similar aspirations and ideals among very different learning audiences. Anyone interested in pedagogy will benefit from reading both books, but those focused on the particular circumstances (community activism among the underprivileged, for Freire, or social networking technology, for Boule) would do better to stick with the one.… (more)
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Chapters 1-3 were solid, and definitely applicable to so many things teaching/education-related. Chapter 4 gets a little, ummm....pro-Castro/Guevara? It also goes straight-up violent political revolution, which is not really my jam. Nevertheless, the first bit is excellent, and the final chapter is good for a different perspective. ( )
  inescapableabby | Nov 28, 2018 |
Freire wrote about teaching illiterate peasants (and, God love him, fomenting revolution at the same time) but his book nevertheless serves as a philosophical guide to turning traditional college education on its head. I've revamped my entire course based on his work. ( )
  DocWood | Jun 25, 2018 |
Education is one of the main tasks of organizers, and this book is an important starting point.
  EmanLacaba | Apr 12, 2018 |
Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed will primarily be of interest to left-leaning educators, activists, and proponents of social justice. The author expends no effort trying to convince readers that there are oppressed individuals and groups. With that as a starting point, Freire outlines a liberation theory centered around embedded dialogue and critical thinking and reflection. Whether from an inelegant translation or the author's own writing style, this theoretical work suffers from a somewhat disjointed approach- perhaps trying to cover too much territory in too little space. That said, this is an important and influential work that not just requires, but deserves study and rereading. ( )
  Matthew.Ducmanas | Mar 18, 2016 |
I've seen quotes from this that burned with fierce fire into my brain (ex: "Any situation in which some individuals prevent others from engaging in the process of inquiry is one of violence. The means used are not important; to alienate human beings from their own decision-making is to change them into objects"), so hopefully someday I'll read the whole thing.
  wealhtheowwylfing | Feb 29, 2016 |
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Bergman Ramos, MyraTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A los desharrapados del mundo y a quienes, descubriéndose en ellos, con ellos sufren y con ellos luchan
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Las páginas que aparecen a continuación y que proponemos como una introducción a la pedagogía del oprimido son el resultado de nuestras observaciones en estos tres años de exilio. Observaciones que se unen a las que hiciéramos en Brasil, en los varios sectores en que tuvimos la oportunidad de desarrollar actividades educativas.
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First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm. With a substantive new introduction on Freire's life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo Macedo, this anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed will inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come.
For more information, visit www.pedagogyoftheoppressed.com.

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"The methodology of the late Paulo Freire, once considered such a threat to the established order that he was "invited" to leave his native Brazil, has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm." "With a substantive new introduction on Freire's life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo Macedo, this anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed will inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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