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The Freirean Legacy: Educating for Social Justice


reviewed by Garrett Albert Duncan — 2003

coverTitle: The Freirean Legacy: Educating for Social Justice
Author(s): Judith Slater, Stephen Fain, and Cesar Rossatto (Eds)
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing, New York
ISBN: 0820456713, Pages: 226, Year: 2002
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The Freirean Legacy:  Educating for Social Justice joins other recent publications that pay tribute to and that examine the life and work of Paulo Freire following his death in 1997 (e.g., Darder, 2002; Darder, Torres, & Baltodano, 2002; Freire & Macedo, 2001; McLaren, 1999).  The chapters that comprise this book originated in papers presented at a 2000 conference on labor, education, and emancipation held at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.  From the dialogues around these presentations arose the three themes that inform the organization of this edited volume:  The Personal, The Theoretical, and The Practical.  In the book’s preface, Michael Apple foreshadows what readers will encounter in the rest of The Freirean Legacy when he observes that understanding “Paulo Freire is not simple and the implications of his work are extensive” (p. x).  These points are readily affirmed in the book’s first section as those who knew and engaged Freire firsthand reflect upon particular aspects of their experiences with him.  In Chapter 1, Ana Maria Araújo Freire... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 7, 2003, p. 1348-1351
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11105, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 1:55:09 PM

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  • Garrett Duncan
    Washington University in St. Louis
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    GARRETT ALBERT DUNCAN is an assistant professor of education and of African and Afro-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He researches and writes on the education of black children and youth in U.S. urban and suburban public schools. In addition to teaching classes that align with his research, writing, and methodological interests, Garrett also teaches social and philosophical foundations of education courses.
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