Category Archives: Social justice

C. Wright Mills Would Have Loved Occupy Wall Street

C. Wright Mills, the radical Columbia University sociologist who died 50 years ago at age 45, would have loved Occupy Wall Street. In the 1950s, when most college professors were cautious about their political views and lifestyles, Mills rode a … Continue reading

Posted in Social justice, Social research, Social theory, Sociology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Interpelación de los Estudiantes al Presidente

La principal vocera de la Confech, Camila Vallejo, manifestó que el texto constituye “una interpelación al Presidente para transparentar el debate y saber si finalmente él va a tener la voluntad de entender a la educación como un derecho social … Continue reading

Posted in Change, Social justice, Social movements | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Handbook of Social Justice in Education

The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. Each of the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Handbook, Social change, Social innovation, Social justice, Social learning | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Handbook of Social Justice in Education

Education-as-Commodity vs. Education-as-Social Justice: a brief Freirean analysis of the Academy Today

Part I –   Part II –   Part III –   Part IV I love academic work: I love studying, learning, reading, researching, growing in my understanding of the world and – on good days – stoking the fire of enthusiasm for … Continue reading

Posted in Critical consciousness, Critical pedagogy, Critical thinking, Education, Freire, Social justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment