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Education in Hope

Critical Pedagogies and the Ethic of Care


Tony Monchinski

This book explores the relationship between critical pedagogies and an ethic of care. The critical pedagogies of John Dewey, Paulo Freire, and scholars/activists in the field of feminist pedagogy are shown to reflect an ethic of care. In clarifying this relationship, Education in Hope uncovers and challenges the dominant ethical models underlying contemporary educational paradigms
Tony Monchinski, Ph.D., is a special education and social studies teacher at Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York. His publications include The Politics of Education, Critical Pedagogy and the Everyday Classroom, and the novel Eden. Tony is also a writer and photographer for MuscleMag International.