You can't be neutral on a moving bus: Critical pedagogy as community praxis

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dc.contributor.author Martin, Gregory en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-14T07:47:36Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-14T07:47:36Z
dc.date.created 2010-05-14T07:47:36Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002912 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Martin Gregory 2005, 'You can't be neutral on a moving bus: Critical pedagogy as community praxis', The Institute for Education Policy Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 1-9. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1740-2743 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/6528
dc.description.abstract This paper is a narrative account of my experience in, and reflection on, a social movement that is using critical pedagogy to build a gender-balanced, multi-racial, multi-lingual political organization from the ground up. Conscious of the ambiguous personal commitment of academics to radical politics such as Marxism, this paper shares the narrator's choices and present day concerns as he attempted to bridge the gap between scholarly research and activism, through close contact with workers in a social movement union in the United States. As a departure from the normative strategies of political propagandistic/pedagogical information based practices produced within the university, this detailed exposition explores the dilemmas, possibilities and challenges for activist elements in the academic milieu to develop radical theory and practice. This paper is an experiment in figuring out how academics interested in re-activating a radical pedagogy on the side of the oppressed can expand their involvement in some for the struggles and enterprises of community. en_US
dc.publisher The Institute for Education Policy Studies en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title You can't be neutral on a moving bus: Critical pedagogy as community praxis en_US
dc.parent Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies en_US
dc.journal.volume 3 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 9 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160600 en_US
dc.personcode 103862 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Political Science en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords academic/activism, critical pedagogy, labour power, community praxis en_US
dc.staffid 103862 en_US


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