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Decolonizing Foreign Language Education The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

1st Edition

Donaldo Macedo
January 09, 2019

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education interrogates current foreign language and second language education approaches that prioritize white, western thought. Edited by acclaimed critical theorist and linguist Donaldo Macedo, this volume includes cutting-edge work by a select group of critical ...

Howard Zinn on Democratic Education

Howard Zinn on Democratic Education

1st Edition

Howard Zinn, Donaldo Macedo
March 25, 2008

Perhaps no other historian has had a more profound and revolutionary impact on American education than Howard Zinn. This is the first book devoted to his views on education and its role in a democratic society. Howard Zinn on Democratic Education describes what is missing from school textbooks and...

Uncommon Sense From the Writings of Howard Zinn

Uncommon Sense From the Writings of Howard Zinn

1st Edition

Howard Zinn, Dean Birkenkamp, Wanda Rhudy
April 30, 2009

Why Howard Zinn has become one of the most important and influential American historians is perhaps nowhere more evident than in this new book. Few social critics have been as inspiring as the ever-hopeful Zinn and, unlike many historians, Zinn turns historical details toward deeper observations on...

Changing Lives

Changing Lives

1st Edition

Taylor Stoehr
January 30, 2013

Changing Lives recounts the experiences of a dozen men on probation in Massachusetts who took classes for three months to read and talk about great works of literature. The men explored the writings of Malcolm X, Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov, amongst others. In these writings the men discovered ...

Dear Paulo Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

Dear Paulo Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

1st Edition

Sonia Nieto
September 30, 2008

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics ...

Decolonizing Educational Research From Ownership to Answerability

Decolonizing Educational Research From Ownership to Answerability

1st Edition

Leigh Patel
December 02, 2015

Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the ...

Class in Culture

Class in Culture

1st Edition

Teresa L. Ebert, Mas'ud Zavarzadeh
June 15, 2007

"A gem of a book. Its topics are timely and provocative for cultural studies, sociology, English, literary theory, and education classes. The authors are brilliant thinkers and clear, penetrating writers." -Peter McLaren, UCLA, author of Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy Against ...

Culture and Power in the Classroom Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

Culture and Power in the Classroom Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

2nd Edition

Antonia Darder
January 30, 2012

This is a timely second edition of the enormously significant book which changed how teachers and community activists view their own practice. This edition concludes with personal essays by teachers, professors, and community activists explaining the direct impact which Culture and Power in the ...

Daring to Dream Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished

Daring to Dream Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished

1st Edition

Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo, Ana Maria Araujo Freire
July 30, 2007

-- New from the author of the million-selling Pedagogy of the Oppressed -- In an era when teachers and states are resisting high-stakes testing, this new book from world-renowned author Paulo Freire could not be more timely. Freire's uplifting message u...

Freedom at Work Language, Professional, and Intellectual Development in Schools

Freedom at Work Language, Professional, and Intellectual Development in Schools

1st Edition

Maria E. Torres-Guzman
January 30, 2010

This book explores the freedom to use the language resources we have at our disposal to learn to our fullest, to engage in inquiry about learning and teaching, and to go beyond the surface in topics of schooling and education. Within a particular school context, the author explores how these ...

Latinization of U.S. Schools Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

Latinization of U.S. Schools Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

1st Edition

Jason Irizarry
September 30, 2011

Fueled largely by significant increases in the Latino population, the racial, ethnic, and linguistic texture of the United States is changing rapidly. Nowhere is this 'Latinisation' of America more evident than in schools. The dramatic population growth among Latinos in the United States has not ...

Globalization of Racism

Globalization of Racism

1st Edition

Donaldo Macedo, Panayota Gounari
November 15, 2005

Addressing ethnic cleansing, culture wars, human sufferings, terrorism, immigration, and intensified xenophobia, "The Globalization of Racism" explains why it is vital that we gain a nuanced understanding of how ideology underlies all social, cultural, and political discourse and racist actions. ...

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