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Teaching to transgress : education as the practice of freedom / bell hooks.

Hooks, Bell, 1952- (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library LC196 .H66 1994 37684001091736 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0415908078
  • ISBN: 9780415908078
  • ISBN: 0415908086
  • ISBN: 9780415908085
  • Physical Description: 216 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1994.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index (pages 209-216).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: teaching to transgress -- Engaged pedagogy -- Revolution of values: the promise of multicultural change -- Embracing change: teaching in a multicultural world -- Paulo Freire -- Theory as liberatory practice -- Essentialism and experience -- Holding my sister's hand: feminist solidarity -- Feminist thinking: in the classroom right now -- Feminist scholarship: Black scholars -- Building a teaching community: a dialogue -- Language: teaching new worlds/new words -- Confronting class in the classroom -- Eros, eroticism, and the pedagogical process -- Ecstasy: teaching and learning without limits.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Critical pedagogy.
Critical thinking > Study and teaching.
Feminism and education.
Teaching.

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