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Mayo, Peter – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This article pays tribute to one of Europe's foremost critical pedagogues, the Tuscan Don Lorenzo Milani, on the ninetieth anniversary of his birth. It highlights the key moments in his life as priest and educator as well as his pedagogical approach directed at challenging the class-conditioned status quo in Italian society and at achieving…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Change Agents, Profiles, Foreign Countries
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Mayo, Peter – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This essay provides a comprehensive overview of Henry Giroux's contribution over the years to critical thinking in education and beyond. It focuses primarily on Giroux's recent works concerning the changing nature of the State (from the social to the carceral and neoliberal state), the war against youth and children, the culture of militarisation,…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Critical Theory, Neoliberalism, Commercialization
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Borg, Carmel; Mayo, Peter – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
In this article, the authors define some of the most evident features of globalisation from below, which they distinguish from hegemonic globalisation, and draw out its implications for adult education. They draw out the implications for European adult education that emerge from the different features of these two types of globalisations. They…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning