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ERIC Number: EJ1143081
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
Critiquing Critical Pedagogies inside the Prison Classroom: A Dialogue between Student and Teacher
Castro, Erin L.; Brawn, Michael
Harvard Educational Review, v87 n1 p99-121 Spr 2017
In this article, Michael Brawn, an incarcerated student, and Erin L. Castro, a nonincarcerated instructor, engage in a dialogue about the politics of using critical pedagogies in prisons, where teaching and learning processes are severely restricted by the constraints of mass incarceration. Situated within the broader politics of postsecondary educational opportunity for incarcerated people, their dialogue highlights the ways that the prison context significantly limits the promises and praxis of critical pedagogies. The authors close by turning to an emplaced praxis for nonincarcerated educators working within prison systems that acknowledges the complicated and contradictory nature of authority in critical pedagogies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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