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Four / Paulo Freire & the World Council of Churches in the First & Third Worlds, 1969–1980

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how Paulo Freire became an international figure in the 1970s. He traveled endlessly, mostly on behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC), though not tirelessly. Freire's ideas ... More


Reformist Chile, Peasant Consciousness, & the Meaning of Christian Democracy, 1964–1969

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the new techniques that Paulo Freire had developed for training adults to read and write. The military coup of 1964, however, frustrated his hopes of employing them to ... More


The Long, Slow Transition to Democracy in Brazil & the End(?) of Utopia, 1980–1997

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Paulo Freire's return to Brazil while it was still run by the military. At the time, Brazil was also experiencing “a concrete opening.” Freire felt that he had to “take ... More


One / Entering History

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter tells the story of Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, who was born on 19 September 1921 during the last years of the Old Republic, at a time in which greater attention was being paid to ... More


Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Andrew J. Kirkendall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the twentieth century, illiteracy and its elimination were political issues important enough to figure in the fall of governments (as in Brazil in 1964), the building of nations (in newly ... More


Labors of Objectification: Words and Worlds of Pedagogy

Francis Cody

in The Light of Knowledge: Literacy Activism and the Politics of Writing in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452024
eISBN:
9780801469022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452024.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the specific pedagogical means by which literacy lessons attempted to extract subjects from their everyday orientations to the world. It also considers some of the problems ... More


Dewey's and Freire's Pedagogies of Recognition: A Critique of Subtractive Schooling

Kim Díaz

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233670
eISBN:
9780823241804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of subtractive schooling which is a type of pedagogy that takes away or subtracts aspects of a student's experience. The chapter believes this is a problem and uses ... More


Introduction / Paulo Freire & the Twentieth-Century Drive for Development

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins by showing how politicians who supported literacy programs usually lost their political rights and went into exile. One man who designed such a program, Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, ... More


Counter-hegemony, critical thinking and community organising

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

in International community organising: Taking power, making change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the strengths and limitations of community organising. It goes on to discuss how a consideration of hegemony, and Gramsci's proposal for developing organic intellectuals and ... More


Adult Education

Philip Silva and Shelby Gull Laird

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines opportunities for developing urban environmental education experiences for adults. It first considers the core ideas of three influential adult education scholars—Paulo Freire, ... More


The Sandinistas & the Last Utopian Experiment of the Cold War, 1979–1980

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the last major literacy campaign Paulo Freire advised on while he was with the World Council of Churches (WCC). Freire took the lessons he had learned working in Africa and ... More


Pedagogical Experiments in the Brazilian Countryside

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 1 analyzes the pedagogical experiments that MST activists developed in the Brazilian countryside in the 1980s and 1990s. In the early 1980s these educational experiments were largely isolated ... More


Epilogue Legacies of a Cold WarIntellectual in a Post–Cold War World

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes with the death of Paulo Freire, since which his writings, ideas, and techniques have taken on a life of their own. They may, at times and in turn, create their own historical ... More


Environments for Self-Learning

Kelly Ferris Lester

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, the author contributes to the definition of somatic pedagogy as a means to encourage self-learning in students in different learning environments, from somatic movement lessons to ... More


To Practice What We Teach

Mary S. Carlsen

in Claiming Our Callings: Toward a New Understanding of Vocation in the Liberal Arts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341047
eISBN:
9780199374724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341047.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The vocation of the teaching profession is active. College teachers can teach and model the framework of action-reflection illustrated by Paulo Freire. No matter their discipline, teachers can ... More


Liberationist Reading: Popular Interpretation of the Bible in Brazil

Christopher Rowland

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

Liberationist readings of the Bible have formed a significant part of biblical interpretation and adult pedagogy in Christian churches in the second half of the twentieth century. They encompass ... More


Visual Approaches to HIV Literacy in South Africa

Annabelle Wienand

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the use of visual approaches to HIV literacy in South Africa. More specifically, it describes a visually oriented and participatory HIV-literacy workshop aimed at creating ... More


Visions of Catholicism in RCIA Catechesis

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do parish leaders of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) teach during inquiry and the catechumenate about what Catholicism is? Like educational curricula generally, RCIA curricula ... More


Unplugging the GPS: Rethinking Undergraduate Professional Degree Programs

Jeff R. Brown

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduates often progress through their studies as though they were following instructions from a GPS device; they are uncertain of their whereabouts and want to be told their next steps. This is ... More


Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More


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