Proceedings of the First Annual Social Theory Forum, April 7, 2004, UMass Boston—Liberating Social Theory: Inspirations from Paulo Freire for Learning, Teaching, and Advancing Social Theory in Applied Settings
Liberating Social Theory: Inspirations from Paulo Freire for Learning, Teaching, and Advancing Social Theory in Applied Settings
Proceedings of the First Annual Social Theory Forum, April 7, 2004, UMass Boston
Discourse of Sociological Practice Department of Sociology, UMass Boston
Volume 6 • Issue 2 • Fall 2004
Guest Editor of this Proceedings Issue: Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, UMass Boston
The first annual Social Theory Forum conference at UMass Boston focused on the exploration of applied strategies for learning, teaching, and research in a liberating framework—i.e., strategies that adopt practical and critical transformative attitudes towards taken-for-granted and habituated social structures. In this pursuit, it sought to draw inspirations from Paulo Freire’s critical pedagogy and philosophy for the promotion of liberating theoretical literacy.
Number of Pages: 280