Taking research with its roots: restructuring schools in the Brazilian landless workers' movement upon the principles of a political ecology of education

  title={Taking research with its roots: restructuring schools in the Brazilian landless workers' movement upon the principles of a political ecology of education},
  author={David Meek},
  journal={Journal of Political Ecology},
  • D. Meek
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Political Ecology
How does education mediate the relationship between the co-production of environmental knowledge, and the social reproduction of an alternative society? This article draws upon a political ecology of education framework to analyze how schools advance alternative land management strategies and forms of environmental knowledge. Schools catering to grassroots movements can actualize their emancipatory objectives by institutionalizing hybridized conceptions of educational space-time. This article… Expand

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