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.

Deploying Critical Bricolage as Activism

Deploying critical bricolage as activism
Sherilyn Lennon

As ‘the beyond of qualitative work’ (Lather, 2016: 129) folds into the present, alternative ways of understanding the relationships between power, discourse, context, identity, practice and performance emerge. Nascent forms of qualitative research push and prod at the boundaries of what counts as social science research and what does not. These emergent designs work to blur the delineations between ontology and epistemology by destabilizing traditional notions of the researcher as rational, reasonable, reliable and emotionally disconnected from the object of inquiry. Spawning a new breed of researcher, comfortable with being uncomfortable, this form of research is inextricably linked to the political forces, fluxes and flows shifting and shaping communities. ...

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