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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 Shock to Thought: Curatorial Judgment and the Public Exhibition of ‘Difficult Knowledge'
A shock to thought: curatorial judgment and the public exhibition of ‘difficult knowledge'
Roger I. Simon

As we begin the second decade of the 21st century, the media through which cultural memory is enacted has become substantially complicated. Museums and galleries are situated in relation to cinema, television, radio, newspapers, books and internet websites as institutions of memory with a potential public role in constituting what members of any given society understand as their cultural heritage. Beyond presenting what has been institutionally designated as revered heritage, many of these institutions have begun to acknowledge that taking one's historical inheritance seriously requires a commitment to critically engage a ...

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