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date: 03 December 2022

Freire, Paulolocked

Freire, Paulolocked

  • Edna ComerEdna ComerSchool of Social Work, University of Connecticut


Paulo Freire (1921–1997), a Brazilian educator and author, is known for his theoretical contributions to education. His text Pedagogy of the Oppressed is considered one of the foundational texts of the critical pedagogy movement.


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