A groundbreaking text of educational philosophy and social reform, now in Penguin Modern Classics.
Paulo Freire (1921-1997) was a revolutionary Brazilian educational theorist. Heavily influenced by Hegel as well as Marxist and anti-colonialist thinkers, Freire promoted the liberation of the working classes through a cooperative teacher-student educative model.
A transformative text -- George Monbiot
Truly revolutionary -- Ivan Illich
Brilliant methodology of a highly charged and politically provocative character -- Jonathan Kozol