Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Teacher Education: A Conversation

  • Beth Blue Swadener
  • Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling
  • Mark Nagasawa
  • Maggie Bartlett
Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 6)


What I have been proposing is a profound respect for the cultural identity of students—a respect for the language of the other, the color of the other, the gender of the other, the class of the other, the sexual orientation of the other, the intellectual capacity of the other; that implies the ability to stimulate the creativity of the other. (Paulo Freire in McLaren, 2000)


Teacher Education Preservice Teacher Social Justice Early Childhood Education Critical Pedagogy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beth Blue Swadener
  • Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling
  • Mark Nagasawa
  • Maggie Bartlett

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