Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Chomsky, Noam. Chomsky on Miseducation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000.
In this collection scholar Noam Chomsky presents his ideas about the politics of education in America.

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Continuum, 1993.
Freire's manifesto details the political significance of critical pedagogy.

----. The Paulo Freire Reader, edited by Ana Maria Araújo Freire and Donaldo Macedo. New York: Continuum, 1998.
This collection includes excerpts from Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Education for Critical Consciousness, Pedagogy in Process, Learning to Question, and other works.

Freire, Paulo and Donald Macedo. Literacy: Reading the Word and the World. South Hadley, MA: Bergin & Garvey, 1987.
This practical and inspirational guide treats literacy in its broadest sense, examining its relationship to politics, culture, and social relationships.

Giroux, H.A. Theory and Resistance in Education: A Pedagogy for the Opposition. Massachussets: Bergin & Garvey, 1983.
Giroux addresses the political importance of teaching critical thinking.

Gore, J.M. The Struggle for Pedagogies: Critical and Feminist Discourses as Regimes of Truth. New York, London: Routledge, 1993.
Gore brings together feminist and radical pedagogical theories in this book.

hooks, bell. Teaching to Transgress: Education As the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge, 1994.
Hooks considers critical pedagogical practice from a feminist standpoint.

Sleeter, Christine E. and Peter McLaren (eds). Multicultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.
A compilation of writings from thinkers of various ethnicities, this book focuses on the politics of curricula in multicultural classrooms.

Tripp, D. "Critical Theory and Educational Research." Issues In Educational Research, 2.1 (1992): 13-23.
Tripp explores some of the research behind critical pedagogical theory.

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