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Freire, Paulo 1921-1997

Works: 1,596 works in 4,877 publications in 11 languages and 72,259 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Commentator, Other, Originator
Classifications: LB880.F73, 370.1
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Pedagogy of the oppressed by Paulo Freire( Book )

404 editions published between 1 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of the Oppressed written by educator Paulo Freire, proposes a pedagogy with a new relationship between teacher, student, and society. It was first published in Portuguese in 1968, and was translated by Myra Ramos into English and published in 1970.[1] The book is considered one of the foundational texts of critical pedagogy. Dedicated to what is called "the oppressed" and based on his own experience helping Brazilian adults to read and write, Freire includes a detailed Marxist class analysis in his exploration of the relationship between what he calls "the colonizer" and "the colonized". In the book Freire calls traditional pedagogy the "banking model" because it treats the student as an empty vessel to be filled with knowledge, like a piggy bank. However, he argues for pedagogy to treat the learner as a co-creator of book desc. 1986 ed
Education for critical consciousness by Paulo Freire( Book )

328 editions published between 1 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brazilian humanitarian and educator suggests a plan for liberating the oppressed peoples of the world through education. Bibliogs
Pedagogy of the heart by Paulo Freire( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book represents some of the last writings by Paulo Freire, who has been acclaimed one of the most important educators of the 20th century. Pedagogy of the Heart is filled with Freire's reminiscences of his early life and meditations "under my mango tree." Many of these will be familiar themes to those who have walked with Freire before. For those coming to his work for the first time, Pedagogy of the Heart will open new doors to the interrelations of education and political struggle. Further enhancing the text are substantive notes by Ana Maria Araujo Freire
The politics of education : culture, power, and liberation by Paulo Freire( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitutes the voice of a great teacher who has managed to replace the melancholic and despairing discourse of the post-modern Left with possibility and human compassion. "Educational Theory."
Pedagogy of indignation by Paulo Freire( )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: This is the first English translation of the last book written by Paulo Freire. The book begins with a series of three deeply moving reflective "pedagogical letters" to the reader about the role of education for one's development of self. He also speaks directly to the reader about the relationship to risk in one's life and he delves deeper than before into the daily life tensions between freedom and authority. Building on these interconnected themes, Freire sharpens our sense of the critical faculties of children and how a teacher may work with children to help them realize their potential intellectually and as human beings. Subsequent chapters explore these topics in relation to the wider social world: the social constitution of the self in the work of educators; critical citizenship; and the necessity of teaching "from a position" about the world that goes beyond literacy programs to include the legacy of colonialism in peoples' resistance movements today. The book's interludes, written by Ana Maria Araújo Freire, reveal Paulo's thoughts about the content of this book as he was completing it during the last weeks and days of his life
Literacy : reading the word & the world by Paulo Freire( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulo Freire and Donaldo Macedo invite us to re-examine the literacy crisis. They see literacy not merely as a technical skill to be acquired but as a form of cultural politics. Literacy is viewed as a set of practices that either empowers or disempowers people, and is analysed according to whether it serves to reproduce existing social formations or serves as a set of cultural practices promoting democratic change. In Literacy: Reading the Word and the World, they present not only a reconstructed theory of literacy, but concrete historical analyses of campaigns for literacy in regions such as Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, and Guinea-Bissau. They also give a critique of old views of literacy, with pointers to new alternatives. In earlier works such as Pedagogy of the Oppressed and The Politics of Education Paulo Freire has shown how language and power are inextricably intertwined; in this new book he and his co-author expand our definition of what it means to read and, describing actual techniques used by Freire in his literacy campaigns, point the way not only to worldwide literacy but to real social transformation
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
Working theory : critical composition studies for students and teachers by Judith Goleman( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of solidarity by Paulo Freire( )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work, such as globalization, post-modern fatalism, and the qualities of educators for the 21st century. His illuminating comments are supplemented with commentaries by other well-known scholars, such as Ana Maria Araujo Freire, Norman Denzin, Henry Giroux, and Donaldo Macedo"--
Pedagogy of freedom : ethics, democracy, and civic courage by Paulo Freire( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book displays the striking creativity and profound insight that characterized Freire's work to the very end of his life-an uplifting and provocative exploration not only for educators, but also for all that learn and live
Pedagogy in process : the letters to Guinea-Bissau by Paulo Freire( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy in Process presents a first-hand account of the most comprehensive attempt yet to put into practice Paulo Freire's theory of education within a real societal setting. When Guinea Bissau on the West African coast declared independence in 1973 the rate of illiteracy in its adult population was ninety percent. The new government faced the enormous task of educating its citizens. With Freire as collaborator and advisor the government launched a huge grass-roots literacy campaign and this book is Freire's memoir of that campaign. Those familiar with Freire's work will identify his ongoing insistence on the unity between theory and practice, mental and manual work, and past and present experience. This is essential reading for anyone interested Freire's revolutionary ideas on education and the transformative power they hold when applied to society and the classroom -- Back cover
Learning to question : a pedagogy of liberation by Paulo Freire( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural action for freedom by Paulo Freire( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of the city by Paulo Freire( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is primarily comprised of interviews that took place between the first months of Paulo Freire's assuming leadership of the bureau of education in Sao Paulo, and the beginnings of his second year - including his farewell to the bureau upon his retirement." "The highly provocative observations herein confirm a central imperative, namely, that public education must play a decisive role in the continuing reformation of a democratic society. Though written from the viewpoint of an authority in another culture, the implications of Paulo Freire's dialogues reach all the way to our own inner-city schools." "Pedagogy of the City offers a plan of action for the transformation of schooling: the creation of schools that truly represent and respect the student; the creation of schools where students and their life experiences are a curriculum in interaction with teachers who can truly help them; and more." "Twenty years after the landmark U.S. publication of Pedagogy of the Oppressed, this new Pedagogy of the City will help to stimulate anew the thinking of teachers and all concerned citizens."--Jacket
The Paulo Freire reader by Paulo Freire( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Paulo Freire Reader is the essential collection of Freire's most trenchant writings. These readings are carefully selected by Ana Maria Araujo Freire and Donaldo Macedo. They provide a substantive introductory statement on Freire's life, thought, and career."--Jacket
Mentoring the mentor : a critical dialogue with Paulo Freire( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogy of commitment by Paulo Freire( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentina : Paulo Freire's presence at the National University of San Luís -- Speech : I feel happy and challenged -- Seminars on critical pedagogy : Critical pedagogy practice -- Elements of the educative situation -- The struggle never ends, but is reinvented : participants' questions and Paulo Freire's answers -- Media interview : The confrontation is not pedagogical, but rather political -- Chile -- Interviews with Boris Bezama : Unafraid to love -- Educating for freedom -- Nicaragua -- Manifesto : Ten years of the People's Sandinista Revolution -- Paraguay -- Discussion seminar with Paulo Freire : Popular education in Latin America : contextualization and possibilities within transition processes -- Interview -- Popular education in Paraguay : our questions to Freire -- Uruguay -- Interviews : On education, politics, and religion -- Dialogue on education, television, and social change
Daring to dream : toward a pedagogy of the unfinished by Paulo Freire( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and education by Paulo Freire( Book )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los textos que componen este volumen, con alguna excepción, fueron escritos en el transcurso de 1992 y discutidos en reuniones dentro y fuera de Brasil. Hay un tema recurrente en ellos: la reflexión político-pedagógica
Pädagogik der Unterdrückten : Bildung als Praxis d. Freiheit by Paulo Freire( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The politics of education : culture, power, and liberation
Education for critical consciousnessPedagogy of the heartThe politics of education : culture, power, and liberationPedagogy of indignationLiteracy : reading the word & the worldA pedagogy for liberation : dialogues on transforming educationWorking theory : critical composition studies for students and teachersPedagogy of freedom : ethics, democracy, and civic courage
Alternative Names

Freire-Illich 1921-1997

Freire, P.

Freire, P. 1921-

Freire, P. 1921-1997

Freire, P. 1921-1997 (Paulo)

Freire, P. (Paulo)

Freire, P. (Paulo), 1921-

Freire, P. (Paulo), 1921-1997

Freire Paulo

Freire, Paulo 1921-

Freire, Paulo Reglus Neves

Freire, Paulo Reglus Neves, 1921-1997

Freire, Paulo Regulus Neves

Frêre, Pauło

Frīrī, Baulū 1921-1997

Fureire, Pauro

Fureire, Pauro 1921-1997

Neves Freire, Paulo Reglus.

Neves Freire, Paulo Reglus 1921-

Neves Freire, Paulo Reglus 1921-1997

Paulo Freire brasilianischer Pädagoge, Jurist, Historiker, Philosoph und Autor

Paulo Freire Braziliaans auteur

Paulo Freire brazilský pedagog a filozof, historik a právník

Paulo Freire educador y filósofo

Paulo Freire educator and philosopher

Paulo Freire pedagogista brasiliano

Paulo Freire pédagogue et philosophe

Phrāẏare, Pāulo 1921-1997

Πάουλο Φρέιρε

Пауло Фрейре

Фрейре, Паулу

פאולו פריירה

פרירה, פאולו 1921-1997

باولو فريري

باولو فريري، 1921-1997

باولو فيريري

فريري، باولو، 1921-1997

پائولو فریره

पाउलो फ्रेइरे

ਪਾਓਲੋ ਫਰੇਰੇ

பாவ்லோ பிரையர்

പൗലോ ഫ്രെയർ

파울루 프레이리

프레이레, 파울로 1921-1997

프레이리, 파울로 1921-1997

프레이리, 파울루 1921-1997


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