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Critical Pedagogy Primer: Second Printing

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The Critical Pedagogy Primer provides a short, smart, and innovative introduction to this topic. Focusing on the traditions that helped create critical pedagogy, this primer concentrates on what the author calls an -evolving criticality-. This refers both to the constantly changing and evolving nature of critical pedagogy, and to the need to keep the field on the cutting e ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published April 26th 2005 by Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (first published March 2004)
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Jun 10, 2011 Drick rated it it was amazing
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This is the most helpful book on teaching I have read in the last year. For several years I have sought to put the pedagogical principles of Paulo Freire into practice in my teaching, not knowing that what I was attempting to do is called "critical pedagogy." Along with bell hooks and Ira Shor, also critical educators, Freire has been my guiding light when it came to pedagogy. To put it over-simply critical pedagogy is to classroom teaching what popular education is to community education. In an ...more
Feb 01, 2010 Scott rated it it was ok
Offers a good overview of critical pedagogy, though not quite as powerful as the ideas presented in Pedagogy of the Oppressed. While I appreciate Kincheloe's passion and energy, I can't help but get lost sometimes in his ego and voice. Sometimes it feels as though these writers get caught up in name dropping and self promotion, more than they do the actual cause of social justice. Once again, maybe that is why I liked the Pedagogy of the Oppressed. (A similar feeling I get from McLaren.) Freire ...more
Mar 09, 2010 Doug rated it did not like it
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I keep trying out introductions to Paulo Freire's Critical Pedagogy, but this didn't do it for me. It flew too high and abstract most of the time, largely just repeating the basic points over and over. I'll keep looking because I'm convinced something interesting is going on in Freire.
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May 25, 2015 Anna Berceau rated it liked it
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While this book has a lot of important and interesting information, I had a very difficult time engaging with it.

The language is unnecessarily dense and inaccessible, especially if the book is meant to be an introduction or overview.

Overall I would say this is a good resource but I would not recommend it as a primer.
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JOE L. KINCHELOE is Professor of Education at the CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

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