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ERIC Number: EJ890047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
Critical Pedagogy and Classroom Praxis
Braa, Dean; Callero, Peter
Teaching Sociology, v34 n4 p357-369 Oct 2006
In this paper we argue for the incorporation of critical pedagogy in the teaching of sociology. We first establish the theoretical and emancipatory rationale for critical pedagogy with a review of the neomarxist concept of reproduction. We then examine a specific application of critical pedagogy in the sociology curriculum of Western Oregon University. We give particular attention to a course sequence on community organizing in which students have developed a successful tenants union that serves as a vehicle for both personal and social transformation. (Contains 2 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oregon