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ERIC Number: EJ1159212
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1478-2103
Struggling for Democracy: Paulo Freire and Transforming Society through Education
Bolin, Timothy D.
Policy Futures in Education, v15 n6 p744-766 Sep 2017
An exploration is presented of how education policy and practice may be used to transform society. Specifically, connections are made between Paulo Freire's teaching strategies and radically democratic organizing. The connections are contextualized within the prefigurative tradition, which explores how the democratic process is central to consistent and sustainable social change. The article contributes to an understanding of Paulo Freire's ontology, and the philosophy of social change, as well as how democratic strategies may address failures of revolutionary movements of the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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