ERIC Number: EJ1067886
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
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An Interview with Peter McLaren: Comments on the State of the World-2005
Shaughnessy, Michael F.
International Journal of Progressive Education, v2 n3 p119-126 Oct 2006
Some of the wide range of thoughtful topics discussed in this interview with Peter McLaren include: (1) The top five points that McLaren tried to make in his book, "Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy Against Empire"; (2) McLaren's thoughts on what he thinks the George Bush legend will be; (3) What led McLaren to ask, "Has Bush forsaken human reason?"; (4) The main tenets in the age of neo-liberal globalization; (5) What "contraband pedagogy" is and why it is important; (6) Who should teach against globalization, when should we teach against the new imperialism, and why is it important that we do so?; (7) The format of educational policy we would see in the socialist imagination; (8) A description of La Fundacion McLaren, which has recently been started in Mexico; (9) Other McLaren foundations being planned; and (10) Plans for the future.
Descriptors: Interviews, Critical Theory, World Views, Presidents, Neoliberalism, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Ideology, Philanthropic Foundations, Humanism, Social Systems, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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