Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Harvest in Translation)

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Harvest in Translation) Author bell hooks
ISBN-10 0415908086
ISBN-13 9780415908085
Year 1994-09-14
Pages 216
Language English
Publisher Routledge
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After reading Teaching to Transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks s never ending unquiet intellectual energy an energy that makes her radical and loving Paulo Freire In Teaching to Transgress bell hooks writer teacher and insurgent black intellectual writes about a new kind of education education as the practice of freedom Teaching students to transgress against racial sexual and class boundaries in orderto achieve the gift of freedom is for hooks the teacher s most important goal bell hooks speakes to the heart of education today how can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism What do we do about teachers who do not want toteach and students who do not want to learn How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom Full of passion and politics Teaching to Transgresscombines a practical knowledge of the classroom with a deeply felt connection to the world of emotions and feelings This is the rare book about teachers and students that dares to raise questions about eros and rage grief and reconciliation and the future of teaching itself Toeducate is the practice of freedom writes bell hooks isa way of teaching anyone can learn Teaching toTransgress is therecord of one gifted teacher s struggle to make classrooms work

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