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

Source Discipline


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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