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8%OFFRichard Kahn - Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education) - 9781433105456 - V9781433105456
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Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education)

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Description for Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education) Paperback. Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis Series: Counterpoints. Num Pages: 186 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JNA; JNP; JNSC; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 225 x 14. Weight in Grams: 306.
We live in a time of unprecedented planetary ecocrisis, one that poses the serious and ongoing threat of mass extinction. What role can critical pedagogy play in the face of such burgeoning catastrophe? Drawing upon a range of theoretical influences - including Paulo Freire, Ivan Illich, Herbert Marcuse, traditional ecological knowledge, and the cognitive praxis produced by today's grassroots activists in the alter-globalization, animal and earth liberation, and other radical social movements - this book offers the foundations of a philosophy of ecopedagogy for the global north. In so doing, it poses challenges to today's dominant ecoliteracy paradigms and programs, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Series
Counterpoints
Condition
New
Number of Pages
186
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9781433105456
SKU
V9781433105456
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About Richard Kahn
The Author: Richard Kahn, Ph.D. (UCLA), is a critical theorist of education who is internationally recognized for his work on ecopedagogy. A long-time anarcho-vegan activist, he regularly works on behalf of animal, ecological, and social justice causes. He is Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Research at the University of North Dakota, and presently serves as the editor of Green ... Read more

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Richard Kahn is one of the most brilliant young scholars writing in the field of pedagogy today. He is breaking new ground in a powerful and engaged manner that speaks truth to power. Kahn's work will, in many ways, set the standard for pedagogical work in the years to come. We ignore Kahn's work at our peril. This is a ... Read more

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