- Paperback: 147 pages
- Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers; 2nd edition (October 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1433100614
- ISBN-13: 978-1433100611
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.2 x 8.8 inches
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Escaping Education: Living As Learning Within Grassroots Cultures, Second Edition| 2nd Edition
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About the Author
The Authors: Madhu Suri Prakash is Professor of Education at the Pennsylvania State University and recipient of the Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education from Syracuse University. In addition to numerous articles in professional journals including Educational Theory, Teachers College Record, and AJE, she has coauthored Grassroots Postmodernism: Remaking the Soil of Cultures (1998).
Gustavo Esteva has served as public servant, university professor, and, for the past twenty years, as a grassroots activist working with Indian groups, peasants, and the urban marginalized. The many posts he has held include President of the Fifth World Congress on Rural Sociology, Interim Chairman of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Board, President of the Mexican Society for Planning, and Vice-President of the Inter-American Society for Planning. The author of several hundred articles and a dozen books, he has coauthored Grassroots Postmodernism: Remaking the Soil of Cultures (1998).
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