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Theory and resistence in education : towards a pedagogy for the opposition / Henry A. Giroux; foreword Paulo Freire; pref. Stanley Aronowitz

Main Author Giroux, Henry, 1943- Secondary Author Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997
Aronowitz, Stanley
Country Estados Unidos. Edition Rev. and expanded ed Publication Westport : Bergin & Garvey, 2001 Description XXXIII, 280 p. ; 24 cm Series Critical studies in education and culture series ISBN 0-89789-796-X CDU 37.013
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

At the beginning of the new millennium, educators, parents, and others should reevaluate what it means for adults and young people to grow up in a world that has been radically altered by a hyper capitalism that monopolizes the educational force of culture as it ruthlessly eliminates those public spheres not governed by the logic of the market. Giroux provides new theoretical and political tools for addressing how pedagogy, knowledge, resistance, and power can be analyzed within and across a variety of cultural spheres, including but not limited to the schools. A new introduction adds much to the well received first edition.

The time for radical social change has never been so urgent, since the fate of an entire generation of young people, if not democracy itself, is at stake. Giroux argues that challenge gives new meaning to the importance of resistance, the relevance of pedagogy, and the significance of political agency.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword by Paulo Freire
  • Preface by Stanley Aronowitz
  • Introduction
  • Educated Hope
  • Public Pedagogy and the Politics of Resistance
  • Theory and Critical Discourse
  • Critical Theory and Educational Practice Schooling and the Politics Hidden
  • Curriculum Reproduction
  • Resistance, and Accommodation Resistance and Critical Pedagogy Ideology
  • Culture, and Schooling Critical Theory and Rationality in Citizenship
  • Education Literacy
  • Ideology, and the Politics of Schooling Conclusion
  • Toward a New Public Sphere
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Henry A. Giroux is the well-known author of numerous books and articles on society, education, and political culture. He is Waterbury Chair of Education at Pennsylvania State University and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

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