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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.

A Critical, Culturally Sustaining, Pedagogy of Whānau
A critical, culturally sustaining, pedagogy of Whānau
Ann Milne
Introduction

As the former principal of Kia Aroha College, the author has a deep understanding of the school's journey to develop a critical, ‘culturally sustaining’ (Paris and Alim, 2017) curriculum and learning environment for its Māori and Pasifika students, an approach the school calls a Critical, Culturally Sustaining, Pedagogy of Whānau. This chapter will describe two examples of the critical research of students, who investigated government initiatives or policies that impact their education. The findings of their research have been presented to national academic audiences by these ‘Warrior-Researchers'.

In the national election in 2017 in New Zealand the government changed. The previous government had implemented sweeping neoliberal ...

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