- Subject index
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.
Chapter 43: Indigenous Critical Pedagogy in Underserved Environments in India
Indigenous Critical Pedagogy in Underserved Environments in India
Children in underserved environments are susceptible to malnutrition and lack of opportunities for education, the very reasons that keep them chained in cycles of poverty. Poverty is not just an economic reality, it is also a social, cultural, emotional and psychological construct often resulting from rampant exploitation of people and resources. Millions of Indian children's necessities concerning food, clothing and shelter, apart from education and development opportunities, are simply not met. This number corresponds to an astounding 31% of the world's children (The Hindu, 2017). While there has been progress in bridging gaps in access to food, clothing and shelter, education and health ...