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Description - Critical Pedagogy and Race by Zeus Leonardo

Critical Pedagogy and Race argues that a rigorous engagement with race is a priority for educators concerned with equality in schools and in society. Comprising twelve scholarly contributions, the book brings together a melange of theories on race, including Afro-centric, Latino-based and postcolonial perspectives, as well as historical studies, and social justice ideas on activism in education. The contributors endorse racial analysis, problematize it, expand it, and in the end enrich it. In doing so, they question popular concepts such as white privilege, color-blind perspectives, and race-neutral pedagogies. The publication of this volume marks a shift by strengthening race-based analysis in critical pedagogy, a field which has traditionally focused on class relations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405129688
ISBN-10: 1405129689
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 171mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Zeus Leonardo

Zeus Leonardo is Visiting Associate Professor at University of California, Berkley. He was previously Associate Professor in the College of Education at California State University, Long Beach and Visiting Professor and Acting Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at University of Washington, Seattle. His previous publications include Charting New Terrains of Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Education (2000) and Ideology, Discourse, and School Reform (2003).

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