Special Anniversary Issue: Pedagogy of the Oppressed

  • Mel Aitken
  • Mae Shaw
Keywords: Paulo Freire, Critical Pedagogy, Pedagogy of the Oppressed


This is a special issue of CONCEPT journal celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed. We regard the Special Issue as a fitting tribute from a range of distinctive voices to perhaps one of the most distinctive, compelling and (still) contemporary voices in popular education. 


Editorial - Mel Aitken & Mae Shaw

Why Freire Still Matters - Jim Crowther/Ian Martin

Reclaiming the radical agenda: Paulo Freire in Neoliberal Times - Margaret Ledwith

A Northeastern Brazilian:  Memories of Paulo Freire - Budd L Hall

The Road Not Taken: The Road Still Open - Colin & Gerri Kirkwood

What Freire Means to Me - Lyn Tett, Louise Sheridan & Christina McMellon

POTO and the Power of Big Words - CAMINA

Pedagogy of Courage - Joel Lazarus

Freire at the Ceilidh - Stan Reeves

Why Gramsci offers us a framework for understanding the work of Freire - Keith Popple 

In solidarity: international reflections;

  • Freire at the University of Seville - Emilio Lucio-Villeg
  • Reflections on Pop Ed in Latin America and the Caribbean - Viviana Cruz McDougall
  • A message of solidarity from South Africa - Astrid von Kotze

Review: A Student Guide to POTO - Bill Johnston

How to Cite
Aitken, M. and Shaw, M. (2018) “Special Anniversary Issue: Pedagogy of the Oppressed”, Concept, 9(3), p. 101. Available at: http://concept.lib.ed.ac.uk/article/view/2849 (Accessed: 10December2023).