Daily Archives: June 12, 2011

Problematizing Critical Pedagogy

Read This article presents the results from a qualitative research study that examined the ways in which 17 self-identified critical pedagogues actually define critical pedagogy and their identification of its central aims and purposes. This article problematizes the overlapping and … Continue reading

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Teens and Mobile Phones

Read Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends. Cell-phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends and cell calling is a close second. Some … Continue reading

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Guide to Social Change Led By and With Young People

Typical classroom-based and adult-led community “youth engagement” activities are done to or for young people, meaning that adults conceive of these activities, design them, institute them, and evaluate them afterwards. There are many problems to this approach, the main one … Continue reading

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Empowering Youth through National Policies

Read Today’s young generation experiences widening social gaps and faces manifold challenges: it is the young who – perhaps more so than any other social group – encounter the uncertainties and risks generated by the process of economic and cultural … Continue reading

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La filosofía, una escuela de la libertad – Enseñanza de la filosofía y aprendizaje del filosofar

Read Esta obra versa no solo sobre la situación actual de lo que se hace, o de lo que no se hace, en materia de enseñanza de la filosofía hoy en día. Va mucho más allá, ya que establece un … Continue reading

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A Diagram of Panoptic Surveillance

This article critiques a number of recent attempts to outline a contemporary theory of panoptic surveillance. It argues that an updated Foucaultian thesis must take into consideration the decentered and networked aspects of information technologies in an attempt to explain … Continue reading

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