, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 19–31 | Cite as

Self-education and innovating cultures

  • Paul-Henry Chombart de Lauwe


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    The term has been used over a long period in a variety of senses. We are thinking more especially here of its use by P. Freire,Pedagogy of the Oppressed, New York, Herder & Herder, 1970. See also articles by P. Freire and A. Silva inProspects, Vol. II, No. 2, p. 173 et seq., and Vol. III, No. 1, p. 39 et seq.Google Scholar
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    M. Combe, M. P. Ziegleret al. Les Effects Traumatisants d'un Licenciement Collectif, 1973, mimeo.Google Scholar
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    The desire to communicate is a subject with which we have long been, concerned. The recent study by Christine Thomas onL'Aspiration à la Communication en Milieu Ouvrier brings striking confirmation of the importance which it has assumed today (Centre d'Ethnologie Sociale, 1974, mimeo., limited distribution).Google Scholar
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    These different forms of intervention are brought out clearly in a recent thesis written at our centre. Cf. L. Groulx,Intervention Pédagogique et Action Populaire (unpublished).Google Scholar
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    Pour l'Université, Paris, Payot, 1969.Google Scholar
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    Ita Gassel in a speech delivered at International Co-operative Research meetings on social aspirations and transformations (unpublished).Google Scholar
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    For some years now the notion of culture of social classes milieux and groups has been enjoying unexpected success. R. Hoggart's work,The Uses of Literacy, Chatto & Windus, 1957, is a striking example. At the regional level the study by D. Mandon,Une Ville Colonisée dans la Vie Culturelle, EPHE thesis, Paris, 1973, mimeo., carried out in our centre, stresses local conflicts and pressure by the central authorities.Google Scholar
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    E. Zeller, doctoral thesis (unpublished).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul-Henry Chombart de Lauwe
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  1. 1.École Pratique des Hautes Études(France)
  2. 2.Centre d'Ethnologie Sociale et de Psychologie(Paris)

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