Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom

by bell hooks

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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135200008
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/18/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 290,489
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

bell hooks is a writer and critic who has taught most recently at Berea College in Kentucky, where she is Distinguished Professor in Residence. Among her many books are the feminist classic Ain't I A Woman, the dialogue (with Cornel West) Breaking Bread, the children's books Happy to Be Nappy and Be Boy Buzz, the memoir Bone Black (Holt), and the general interest titles All About Love, Rock My Soul, and Communion. Her many books published with Routledge include Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom, Belonging: A Culture of Place, We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, Where We Stand: Class Matters, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope, Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations, and Reel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Teaching to Transgress

1 Engaged Pedagogy

2 A Revolution of Values: The Promise of Multicultural Change

3 Embracing Change: Teaching in a Multicultural World

4 Paulo Freire

5 Theory as Liberatory Practice

6 Essentialism and Experience

7 Holding My Sister's Hand: Feminist Solidarity

8 Feminist Thinking: In the Classroom Right Now

9 Feminist Scholarship: Black Scholars

10 Building a Teaching Community: A Dialogue

11 Language: Teaching New Worlds/ New Words

12 Confronting Class in the Classroom

13 Eros, Eroticism, and the Pedagogical Process

14Ecstacy: Teaching and Learning Without Limits

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