Paulo Freire for the ages

First Freire: Early writings in social justice education. By Carlos Alberto Torres. Teachers College Press, New York, 2014, 177 pp. ISBN 978-0-8077-5534-1 (hbk), ISBN 978-0-8077-5533-4 (pbk), ISBN 978-0-8077-7289-8 (eBook) Paulo Freire. By Daniel Schugurensky. Bloomsbury, New York and London, 2014, 252 pp. Bloomsbury Library of Educational Thought series. ISBN 978-1-4725-1885-9 (pbk), 978-1-4411-7490-1 (ePUB)

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    Schugurensky studied under Torres for his Master’s degree at the University of Alberta. In the interest of full disclosure, I also worked with and befriended Torres in 2003 when I invited him to Egypt to engage with a group of critical educators on a project I was coordinating on culture and education in Egypt. We co-edited a book from that project by the title, Cultures of Arab schooling: Critical ethnographies from Egypt (State University of New York Press, 2006).

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    Myra B. Ramos translated the term inédito viable as “untested feasibility” (cited in Schugurensky, p. 74).

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Herrera, L. Paulo Freire for the ages. Int Rev Educ 63, 129–131 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-016-9586-1

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