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Gimenez, Martha. 2010. “THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE AS PEDAGOGY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The kernel of my approach to teaching is the idea that learning, both of content and of intellectual skills, is most likely to take place when one's common sense, "natural" view of oneself and of social reality is questioned. To the extent that teaching from a critical perspective does exactly that, it should have a forceful effect on students; it should...

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Marxist Sociology
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College 300

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