Revolution and Pedagogy: International and Transnational Perspectives on Educational Foundations


reviewed by Sandy Grande - February 03, 2006

coverTitle: Revolution and Pedagogy: International and Transnational Perspectives on Educational Foundations
Author(s): E. Thomas Ewing
Publisher: Palgrave/MacMillan, New York
ISBN: 1403969205, Pages: 229, Year: 2005
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Given the headlines of the day, Ewing’s book Revolution and Pedagogy: International and Transnational Perspectives on Educational Foundations is very timely.  The book’s eight chapters provide a broad survey of international and transnational perspectives on “pedagogical activities in revolutionary contexts” and “revolutionary agendas in pedagogical contexts” (p. 3). That is, each chapter examines the intersections among education, imperialism, and nationalism in formal and informal educational settings and in a variety of national/revolutionary contexts. The first chapter examines the struggle for independence in the Philippines; and subsequent chapters examine the movement toward gender equity in Russian and Soviet schools, the education of women in Egypt during the years of the Constitutional Monarchy, the teaching of “cultural studies” in Ghana, the popular or peoples school movements in the United States and Latin America, the development of Kurdish national identity in Turkey, the experience of Palestinian political captives in Israeli prisons, and the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 03, 2006
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12317, Date Accessed: 5/13/2021 2:51:01 AM

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