The Critical Pedagogy Reader: Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-18
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Since its publication, The Critical Pedagogy Reader has firmly established itself as the leading collection of classic and contemporary essays by the major thinkers in the field of critical pedagogy. While retaining its comprehensive introduction, this thoroughly revised second edition includes more fully developed section introductions, updated and expanded bibliographies, and up-to-date classroom questions. The book is arranged topically around such issues as class, racism, gender/sexuality, language and literacy, and classroom issues for ease of usage and navigation. In addition, two entirely new sections focused on teacher education and critical issues beyond the classroom provide readers with the all-important tools needed to put critical pedagogical theory into practice in their own classrooms. Carefully attentive to both theory and practice, this new edition remains the definitive source for teaching and learning about critical pedagogy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Critical Pedagogy: An Introductionp. 1
Foundations of Critical Pedagogyp. 21
Introduction to Part Onep. 23
Critical Theory and Educational Practicep. 27
From Pedagogy of the Oppressedp. 52
Critical Pedagogy: A Look at the Major Conceptsp. 61
In Search of a Critical Pedagogyp. 84
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 97
Education and Social Classp. 101
Introduction to Part Twop. 103
Against Schooling: Education and Social Classp. 106
The Surveillance Curriculum: Risk Management and Social Control in the Neoliberal Schoolp. 123
Confronting Class in the Classroomp. 135
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 142
Race and Educationp. 145
Introduction to Part Threep. 147
After Race: An Introductionp. 150
Toward a Critical Race Theory of Educationp. 167
American Indian Geographies of Identity and Power: At the Crossroads of Indigena and Mestizajep. 183
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 209
Gender, Sexuality, and Schoolingp. 211
Introduction to Part Fourp. 213
Feminist Analysis of Gender and Schoolingp. 217
Sexuality, Schooling, and Adolescent Females: The Missing Discourse of Desirep. 240
The Tolerance that Dare Not Speak Its Namep. 262
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 274
Language, Literacy, and Pedagogyp. 277
Introduction to Part Fivep. 279
What is Critical Literacy?p. 282
Teaching How to Read the World and Change It: Critical Pedagogy in the Intermediate Gradesp. 305
Language Diversity and Learningp. 324
Beyond the Methods Fetish: Toward a Humanizing Pedagogyp. 338
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 356
Critical Issues in the Classroomp. 359
Introduction to Part Sixp. 361
Beyond Accountability: Toward Schools that Create New People for a New Way of Lifep. 364
Standardization, Defensive Teaching, and the Problems of Controlp. 384
Writing, Identity, and the Other: Dare We Do Disability Studies?p. 397
Paulo Freire's Contributions to Radical Adult Educationp. 417
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 431
Critical Pedagogy and Teacher Educationp. 433
Introduction to Part Sevenp. 435
Teacher Education and Democratic Schoolingp. 438
Fighting For Our Lives: Preparing Teachers to Teach African American Studentsp. 460
Bringing Bilingual Education Out of the Basement and Other Imperatives for Teacher Educationp. 469
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 483
Issues Beyond the Classroomp. 485
Introduction to Part Eightp. 487
Patriotism, Pedagogy, and Freedom: On the Educational Meanings of September 11p. 491
Critical Media Literacy for the Twenty-First Century: Taking Our Entertainment Seriouslyp. 501
Towards Ecopedagogy: Weaving a Broad-based Pedagogy of Liberation for Animals, Nature, and the Oppressed People of the Earthp. 522
Folk Schools, Popular Education, and a Pedagogy of Community Actionp. 541
Suggested Readings for Future Studyp. 562
Epiloguep. 565
Teaching as an Act of Love: Reflections on Paulo Freire and His Contributions to Our Lives and Our Workp. 567
About the Editorsp. 579
Permissionsp. 581
Indexp. 585
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