Title

Bhattacharya, Asoke, Paulo Freire: Rousseau of the Twentieth Century. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2011.

Annotation

Re-presents the various ideas and writings on education by Paulo Freire against the backdrop of Brazilian history and culture and of Freire's own life story; quotes and comments on several of Freire's published works; interprets them and his teachings both in Brazil, in Chile, and in his speaking around the world; offers commentaries on Freire by essayists from three recent book collections; provides a masterful, intelligible grasp of Freire and his ideas in one convenient volume.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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