Bhattacharya, Asoke, Paulo Freire: Rousseau of the Twentieth Century. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2011.
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
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study
Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
Bhattacharya, Asoke, "Bhattacharya, Asoke, Paulo Freire: Rousseau of the Twentieth Century. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2011." (2011). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3611.
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