Educational Alternatives in Latin America
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This book explores diverse contemporary paradigms of educational praxis and learning in Latin America, both formal and non-formal. Each contributor offers a unique perspective on the factors which lead to the production of paradigms rooted in 'other' logics, cosmologies, and realities, and how these factors may renegotiate and redefine concepts of education, learning, and knowledge. The various chapters provide a road map for scholars, activists, artists, students, organizations, and social movements to help begin to construct learning spaces that seek to engage with a new more horizontal form of participatory democracy. …mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book explores diverse contemporary paradigms of educational praxis and learning in Latin America, both formal and non-formal. Each contributor offers a unique perspective on the factors which lead to the production of paradigms rooted in 'other' logics, cosmologies, and realities, and how these factors may renegotiate and redefine concepts of education, learning, and knowledge. The various chapters provide a road map for scholars, activists, artists, students, organizations, and social movements to help begin to construct learning spaces that seek to engage with a new more horizontal form of participatory democracy.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-53449-7
  • 1st ed. 2019
  • Erscheinungstermin: 24. Mai 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 437g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319534497
  • ISBN-10: 3319534491
  • Artikelnr.: 47407350
Autorenporträt
Robert Aman is Lecturer in Education at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, School of Education, University of Glasgow, UK. Timothy Ireland is Associate Professor at the Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil.
Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1. Introduction: Educational Alternatives in Latin America: New Modes of Counter-Hegemonic Learning
Chapter 2. Against the Episteme of Domination and the Coloniality of Reality: Andean Formations of Subversive Subjectivities, Dissident Knowledges and Rebel Realities
Chapter 3. In search of the good life: promises and challenges of Buen Vivir for knowledge, education and gender
Chapter 4. "Never Again a Mexico without Us:" Education and Indigenous Autonomy Struggles in Mexico
Chapter 5. "Everything has a beginning and an end and we are on our way:" Transformative agency in the Colombian Preparation for Social Action Program
Chapter 6. Beyond Achievement: Colombia's Escuela Nueva and the Creation of Active Citizens
Chapter 7. Counter hegemonic higher education in a remote coastal region of Brazil: the Federal University of Southern Bahia as a case study
Chapter 8. Community University of the Rivers: Cultivating transformative pedagogies within formal education in the Amazon
Chapter 9. (Decolonial) Notes to Paulo Freire Walking and Asking
Rezensionen
"Woods is a very good writer, opinionated also about the words he uses: choosing, say, 'impalpable' for abstract, 'site' for world, or labels like 'no spine-no readers' views, or 'command and control epistemology'. This makes the book an enjoyable read. I unhesitatingly recommend it to readers interested in these topics ... ." (Manuel García-Carpintero, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, ndpr.nd.edu, September, 2018)