Theory in Context
Critical pedagogy has the power to inspire and promote change, but to new students in particular it can come across as theoretically dense at best, and outright intimidating at worst. Within critical pedagogy literature itself, there are often misunderstandings, confusions, misuses, and overuses of...
To Be Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge
Critical Analysis on the Language of Possibility
Series: Critical Social Thought
At its core, the main goal of critical pedagogy is deceptively simple—to construct schools and education as agents of change. While noble and ambitious, it is not always realistic in a climate of increased commodification, privatization of schooling, and canned curriculum. By assuming rather than...
Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge