Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy

Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy

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This collection attempts to incorporate cultural studies into the understanding of schooling, not simply addressing how students read themselves as qmembersq of a distinct culture, but how they, along with teachers and administrators, read popular texts in general. The purpose of this book is to suggest some alternative directions critical pedagogy can take in its critique of popular culture by inviting multiple reading of popular texts into its analysis of schooling and seeing many forms of popular culture as critical pedagogical texts.Charles selects the genres of rap music and opens his seminar with a a€œpop quiz.a€ Questions that I am forced to guess at include, a€œWho titled his album, Comptona#39;s Most Wanted?a€ a€œHow many albums has Too Short made?, a€ and a€œIn your ownanbsp;...

Title:Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy
Author:Toby Daspit, John A. Weaver
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-09-10


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