Teaching to Transgress

Teaching to Transgress

Education as the Practice of Freedom

Book - 2017
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In this book, the author shares her philosophy of the classroom, offering ideas about teaching that fundamentally rethink democratic participation. She writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom. She advocates the process of teaching students to think critically and raises many concerns central to the field of critical pedagogy, linking them to feminist thought. In the process, these essays face squarely the problems of teachers who do not want to teach, of students who do not want to learn, of racism and sexism in the classroom. Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for the author, the teacher's most important goal. -- From back cover.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2017, ©1994
ISBN: 9780415908085
Branch Call Number: 370.115 Hook
Characteristics: 216 pages ; 24 cm

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