Paulo Freire’s blunt challenge to anthropology: Create a Pedagogy of the Oppressed for Your Times

  title={Paulo Freire’s blunt challenge to anthropology: Create a Pedagogy of the Oppressed for Your Times},
  author={Brian McKenna},
  journal={Critique of Anthropology},
  pages={447 - 475}
Paulo Freire was a revolutionary educator. He founded an educational movement based on conducting an ethnographic evaluation of a community to identify the generative themes (or “dangerous words”) which matter profoundly to people and which, for just this reason, contain their own catalytic power. In the sixteen years since Freire’s untimely death in 1997, a small cottage industry has arisen to adapt, dissect and/or critique Freire and his life’s work. A centerpiece of this intellectual ferment… Expand
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