Critical Pedagogy and Marx, Vygotsky and Freire

Phenomenal Forms and Educational Action Research

  • Luis S. Villacañas de Castro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Introduction: The Pedagogical Obstacle of the Phenomenal Forms

    1. Luis S. Villacañas de Castro
      Pages 1-20
  3. Marx, Freud, and Pedagogy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
  4. Epistemology, Critical Pedagogy, and Liberal Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
  5. Theory and Practice of Educational Action Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Luis S. Villacañas de Castro
      Pages 93-114
    3. Luis S. Villacañas de Castro
      Pages 115-145
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 146-163

About this book


This book explores Marx's theory of the phenomenal forms in relation to critical pedagogy and educational action research, arguing that phenomenal forms pose a pedagogical obstacle to any endeavour that seeks to expand an individual's awareness of the larger social whole.


Epistemology phenomenology pedagogy education research action Action Research awareness critical pedagogy democracy educational action research Marx Marxism phenomenal forms psychoanalysis social democracy

Authors and affiliations

  • Luis S. Villacañas de Castro
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55762-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-56244-9
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