Teachers as Intellectuals

Teachers as Intellectuals : Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning

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a book for all practitioners and all members of the greater community. Giroux demands reader involvement, transformation, and empowerment. He helps us understand that the political relationship between schools and society is neither artificial nor neutral nor necessarily negative. Rather, school personnel have a positive and dynamic political role to play.

Educational Leadership



We are fortunate to have these ideas expressed so clearly and in one place. It is a very useful book. . . .

Choice



Offers educators ways for reflecting critically on their own practices and the relationship between schools and society. The Educational Digest
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Product details

  • Paperback | 285 pages
  • 153.42 x 229.62 x 14.48mm | 385.55g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 0897891562
  • 9780897891561
  • 552,532

Table of contents

Foreword by Peter McLaren Editor's Introduction Introduction Rethinking the Language of Schooling Rethinking the Language of Schooling Toward a New Sociology of Curriculum Social Education in the Classroom: The Dynamics of the Hidden Curriculum Overcoming Behavioral and Humanistic Objectives Literacy, Writing, and the Politics of Voice Writing and Critical Thinking in the Social Studies Mass Culture and the Rise of the New Illiteracy: Implications for Reading Critical Pedagogy, Cultural Politics, and the Discourse of Experience Culture, Power, and Transformation in the Work of Paulo Freire: Toward a Politics of Education Teaching, Intellectual Work, and Education as Cultural Politics Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals Curriculum Study and Cultural Politics The Need for Cultural Studies Teacher Education and the Politics of Democratic Reform Toward a Language of Critique and Possibility Crisis and Possibilities in Education Reproducing Reproduction: The Politics of Tracking Antonio Gramsci Solidarity, Ethics, and Possibility in Critical Education Index
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"Teachers As Intellectuals is a book for all practitioners and all members of the greater community. Giroux demands reader involvement, transformation, and empowerment. He helps us understand that the political relationship between schools and society is neither artificial nor neutral nor necessarily negative. Rather, school personnel have a positive and dynamic political role to play."-Educational Leadership
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