Oppression and Resistance in Southern Higher and Adult Education : Mississippi and the Dynamics of Equity and Social Justice Hardback
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy series
This book explores the long history of oppression and resistance in adult and higher education, situated in Mississippi.
The state serves as a unique site in which intersecting narratives around race, ethnicity, social class, opportunity, democracy, and equity have played out over the past several decades.
In this book, the authors highlight the experiences of students and adults in Mississippi who provide both covert, subtle resistance to the dominant, oppressive educational narrative in the state, as well as those who provide active, visible resistance.
Using critical pedagogy and critical theory to drive their analysis, the authors highlight the systematic and continuous nature of oppression, and theorize ways forward toward liberation in Mississippi, the South, and the nation.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 231 pages, 5 Illustrations, color; XVII, 231 p. 5 illus. in color.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 14/03/2017
- Category: Adult education, continuous learning
- ISBN: 9781137576637