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Mayo, Peter. 1999. Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education: Possibilities for Transformative Action. London: Zed Books

Mayo, Peter. 1999. Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education: Possibilities for Transformative Action.... BOOK REVIEWS – BUCHBESPRECHUNGEN – ANALYSES BIBLIOGRAPHIQUES MAYO, Peter. 1999. Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education: Possibilities for Transformative Action. London: Zed Books. 211 pp. ISBN: 1 85649 613 9. In Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education, Peter Mayo compares and contrasts the educational theory and practices of Antonio Gramsci and Paulo Freire. In doing so, Mayo offers adult educators around the globe a superb and accessible reference book that details the concepts and debates within the critical theory and radical practice of adult education. Beyond synthesizing the work of Gramsci and Freire and revealing the gaps and limitations, Mayo offers his own theoretical formulations. This enables him to push the theorization of transformative adult education to a new level of possibility. Mayo’s book is a must-read for all adult educators, not just those of a critical orientation. It is for all those who seek to understand the broader agendas for adult education, beyond the focuses on adult education for individual marketability and market enhancement, and beyond Western ethnocentrism. Mayo sets his comparative analysis of Gramsci and Freire within the current context of neo-liberal ideology and the forces of economic globalization it has spawned. For Mayo, the deep-level dynamics of capitalism http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Review of Education Springer Journals

Mayo, Peter. 1999. Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education: Possibilities for Transformative Action. London: Zed Books

International Review of Education , Volume 47 (4) – Oct 3, 2004

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Education; International and Comparative Education; Education, general
ISSN
0020-8566
eISSN
1573-0638
DOI
10.1023/A:1017970330226
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BOOK REVIEWS – BUCHBESPRECHUNGEN – ANALYSES BIBLIOGRAPHIQUES MAYO, Peter. 1999. Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education: Possibilities for Transformative Action. London: Zed Books. 211 pp. ISBN: 1 85649 613 9. In Gramsci, Freire and Adult Education, Peter Mayo compares and contrasts the educational theory and practices of Antonio Gramsci and Paulo Freire. In doing so, Mayo offers adult educators around the globe a superb and accessible reference book that details the concepts and debates within the critical theory and radical practice of adult education. Beyond synthesizing the work of Gramsci and Freire and revealing the gaps and limitations, Mayo offers his own theoretical formulations. This enables him to push the theorization of transformative adult education to a new level of possibility. Mayo’s book is a must-read for all adult educators, not just those of a critical orientation. It is for all those who seek to understand the broader agendas for adult education, beyond the focuses on adult education for individual marketability and market enhancement, and beyond Western ethnocentrism. Mayo sets his comparative analysis of Gramsci and Freire within the current context of neo-liberal ideology and the forces of economic globalization it has spawned. For Mayo, the deep-level dynamics of capitalism

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Published: Oct 3, 2004

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