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This extensive Handbook brings together different aspects of critical pedagogy with the aim of opening up a clear international conversation on the subject, as well as pushing the boundaries of current understanding by extending the notion of a pedagogy to multiple pedagogies and perspectives. Bringing together a group of contributing authors from around the globe, the chapters will provide a unique approach and insight to the discipline by crossing a range of disciplines and articulating both philosophical and social common themes. The chapters will be organised across three volumes and twelve core thematic sections: Section 1: Reading Paulo Freire; Section 2: Social Theories; Section 3: Key Figures in Critical Pedagogy; Section 4: Global Perspectives; Section 5: Indigenous Ways of Knowing; Section 6: Education and Praxis; Section 7: Teaching and Learning; Section 8: Communities and Activism; Section 9: Communication and Media; Section 10: Arts and Aesthetics; Section 11: Critical Youth Studies; and Section 12: Science, Ecology and Wellbeing. The SAGE Handbook of Critical Pedagogies is an essential benchmark publication for advanced students, researchers and practitioners across a wide range of disciplines including education, health, sociology, anthropology and development studies.

Ivan Illich and Liberation Theology
Ivan Illich and liberation theology
Samuel D. Rocha Martha Sañudo
Introduction

Who was Ivan Illich? It is easy enough to confuse him with the protagonist of Leo Tolstoy's novella, The Death of Ivan Ilych. Unlike Tolstoy's Ilych, however, Ivan Illich's life was not ‘most simple and ordinary and most terrible’ (Tolstoy, 1909: 10). The latter may be the subject of some debate among his critics, but ‘most simple and ordinary’ is a phrase that no one would apply to the life of Ivan Illich. Austrian by birth in 1926, he was educated in Rome, Florence, and Salzburg, ordained a Roman Catholic priest and made a Monsignor by age 28, and appointed Vice ...

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