The Art Of Critical Pedagogy Possibilities For Moving From Theory To Practice In Urban Schools

Author: Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade; Ernest Morrell
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  • : $75.00(NZD)
  • : 9780820474151
  • : Peter Lang Publishing, Incorporated
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  • : February 2008
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  • : Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade; Ernest Morrell
  • : 370.11/5
  • : English
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  • : Counterpoints Ser.
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9780820474151

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This book furthers the discussion concerning critical pedagogy and its practical applications for urban contexts. It addresses two looming, yet under-explored questions that have emerged with the ascendancy of critical pedagogy in the educational discourse: (1) What does critical pedagogy look like in work with urban youth? and (2) How can a systematic investigation of critical work enacted in urban contexts simultaneously draw upon and push the core tenets of critical pedagogy? Addressing the tensions inherent in enacting critical pedagogy - between working to disrupt and to successfully navigate oppressive institutionalized structures, and between the practice of critical pedagogy and the current standards-driven climate - The Art of Critical Pedagogyseeks to generate authentic internal and external dialogues among educators in search of texts that offer guidance for teaching for a more socially just world.