Paulo Freire and political correctness

Educational Philosophy and Theory 29 (2):83–101 (1997)
This paper addresses the issue of political correctness from a Freirean point of view. An identification of the range of areas to which the label ‘political correctness’ has been applied reveals a confusingly multifaceted term. The author concentrates on the key characteristics of intolerance, conformity, the impeding of questioning and criticism, the stifling of debate, and the denial of alternatives. Thus defined, ‘political correctness’ has no place in Freirean education
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DOI 10.1111/j.1469-5812.1997.tb00022.x
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Paulo Freire (2008/1986). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. In David J. Flinders & Stephen J. Thornton (eds.), The Curriculum Studies Reader. Routledge

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