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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.

Where the Fantastic Liberates the Mundane: Feminist Science Fiction and the Imagination
Where the fantastic liberates the Mundane: feminist science fiction and the imagination
Sarah E. Colonna

Science fiction, as a genre, is didactic (Russ, 1995); it means to get us thinking about social mores, questioning the world around us, and describing how our world might be, a particularly useful exercise for students. Walidah Imarisha (2015) notes that when we try to imagine a world free from oppressive structures, we are engaging in science fiction with a hope to ‘build a future where the fantastic liberates the mundane’ (3). By using the fantastic in science fiction stories, we are exploring the mundane realities of the world we live in now. ...

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