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Critical pedagogy (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Critical pedagogy
Used for/see from:
  • Critical humanism in education
  • Radical pedagogy

Work cat.: Hofmann Nemiroff, G. Reconstructing education, c1991 (Critical humanism)

Intl. dict. educ.

Giroux, H. Teachers as intellectuals, 1988 (Radical pedagogy)


Here are entered works on a dialectical approach to education holding that knowledge is socially produced and calling for the transformation of discriminatory conditions that result from the legitimation and distribution of knowledge by the dominant culture. Works on a process of learning by questioning one's own assumptions, beliefs, feelings, and perspectives in order to mature personally and intellectually or to change oneself in a meaningful way are entered under Transformative learning.

Note under Transformative learning

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