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Shor, Ira 1945-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 158 publications in 8 languages and 5,977 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: LB880.F73, 370.115
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ira Shor
A pedagogy for liberation : dialogues on transforming education by Ira Shor( Book )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Highly recommended. ... Written in a rather interesting manner--primarily as a conversation--this book serves nicely as an informal yet rigorous treatment of critical pedagogy. There is a satisfactory blend of theoretical investigation and practical personal anecdote." Choice
Empowering education : critical teaching for social change by Ira Shor( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows how students can develop as critical thinkers, inspired learners, skilled workers, and involved citizens. Shor carefully analyzes obstacles to and resources for empowering education, suggesting ways for teachers to transform traditional approaches into critical and democratic ones. He offers many examples and applications for the elementary grades through college and adult education
Critical teaching and everyday life by Ira Shor( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A product of years of open admissions teaching, this book explores questions relevant to lower and higher, elite and nonelite, traditional and nontraditional educational settings. The work is committed to learning through dialogue. It poses alienation and mass culture as the key learning problems of students, and develops critical literacy as the foundation for studying any discipline. From a discussion of anti-liberatory forces, the essay goes on to present teaching modes that challenge the social limits of thought and action. Pedagogical theory is examined alongside a political economy of schooling. (Author/MSE)
Culture wars : school and society in the conservative restoration, 1969-1984 by Ira Shor( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lively and controversial work critiques the conservative efforts in the 1970s and 1980s to undo the educational reforms of the 1960s, to reestablish control over the curriculum, and to change the nature of the debate and the goals of education
When students have power : negotiating authority in a critical pedagogy by Ira Shor( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when teachers share power with students? In this profound book, Ira Shor-the inventor of critical pedagogy in the United States-relates the story of an experiment that nearly went out of control. Shor provides the reader with a reenactment of one semester that shows what really can happen when one applies the theory and democratizes the classroom. This is the story of one class in which Shor tried to fully share with his students control of the curriculum and of the classroom. After twenty years of practicing critical teaching, he unexpectedly found himself faced with a student upr
Freire for the classroom : a sourcebook for liberatory teaching by Ira Shor( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freire for the Classroom is an anthology of essays by teachers using Paulo Freire methods in their classrooms. These essays, collected from professional journals, represent some of the best experimental teaching done to adapt Freire's liberating pedagogy to North American classrooms. ... The book offers critical theory side-by-side with actual reports of teaching practice so that philosophy is brought down to earth in terms familiar to practicing teachers." From the bookjacket
Education is politics : critical teaching across differences, K-12( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical literacy in action : writing words, changing worlds( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education is politics : critical teaching across differences, postsecondary( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of the oppressed by Paulo Freire( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in Portuguese in 1968, [this book] was translated and published in English in 1970. Paulo Freire's work has helped to empower countless people throughout the world and continues to possess a special urgency as the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in urban centers around the world continues. The 50th anniversary edition includes a new introduction by Donaldo Macedo, an afterword by Ira Shor, and interviews with Marina Aparicio Barberán, Noam Chomsky, Gustavo E. Fischman, Ramón Flecha, Ronald David Glass, Valerie Kinloch, peter Mayo, Peter McLaren, and Margo Okazawa-Rey to inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come."--Page [4] of cover
Vonnegut's art of inquiry by Ira Shor( )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural wars : school and society in the conservative restoration 1969-1984 by Ira Shor( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

#x98;A#x9C; pedagogy for liberation dialogues on transforming education by Ira Shor( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of the Oppressed 50th Anniversary Edition by Paulo Freire( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in Portuguese in 1968, [this book] was translated and published in English in 1970. Paulo Freire's work has helped to empower countless people throughout the world and continues to possess a special urgency as the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in urban centers around the world continues. The 50th anniversary edition includes a new introduction by Donaldo Macedo, an afterword by Ira Shor, and interviews with Marina Aparicio Barberán, Noam Chomsky, Gustavo E. Fischman, Ramón Flecha, Ronald David Glass, Valerie Kinloch, peter Mayo, Peter McLaren, and Margo Okazawa-Rey to inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come."--Page [4] of cover
Pedagogyah shel shiḥrur : diʼalogim ʻal shinui ba-ḥinukh by Ira Shor( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inequality in school and society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical pedagogy & the democratic process by Ira Shor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What is the 'dialogical method' of teaching? by Paulo Freire( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Por i gosadia : la quotidianitat del professor by Paulo Freire( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Catalan and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

K-12 Education, Pedagogy and Student Achievement by Genevieve Fuji Johnson( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Empowering education : critical teaching for social change
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Empowering education : critical teaching for social changeCritical teaching and everyday lifeCulture wars : school and society in the conservative restoration, 1969-1984Freire for the classroom : a sourcebook for liberatory teachingEducation is politics : critical teaching across differences, K-12Critical literacy in action : writing words, changing worldsEducation is politics : critical teaching across differences, postsecondary#x98;A#x9C; pedagogy for liberation dialogues on transforming education
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Ira Shor American philosopher

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