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Brion-Meisels, Gretchen; Alter, Zanny – Harvard Educational Review, 2018
Youth participatory action research (YPAR) is a form of critical participatory action research that provides young people with opportunities to identify injustices in their current social realities, to gather and analyze data about these phenomena, and to determine actions that will begin to rectify their negative outcomes. A growing body of…
Descriptors: Youth, Participatory Research, Action Research, Adolescents
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Weis, Lois; Fine, Michelle – Harvard Educational Review, 2012
In this article, Lois Weis and Michelle Fine introduce critical bifocality as a way to render visible the relations between groups to structures of power, to social policies, to history, and to large sociopolitical formations. In this collaboration, the authors draw upon ethnographic examples highlighting the macro-level structural dynamics…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Global Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Ethnography
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Holst, John D. – Harvard Educational Review, 2006
In this article, John Holst presents findings of his historical research on Paulo Freire's educational work in Chile from 1964 to 1969. Freire's "Education as the Practice of Freedom", which was written in 1965 from notes he brought from Brazil, was informed by a liberal developmentalist outlook. In contrast, his "Pedagogy of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Critical Theory