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Political Science Pedagogy A Critical, Radical and Utopian Perspective

by William W. Sokoloff

Part of the Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice Series

Political Science Pedagogy A Critical, Radical and Utopian Perspective Synopsis

The field of political science has not given sufficient attention to pedagogy. This book outlines why this is a problem and promotes a more reflective and self-critical form of political science pedagogy. To this end, the author examines innovative work on radical pedagogy such as critical race theory and feminist theory as well as more traditional perspectives on political science pedagogy. Bridging the divide between this research and scholarship on both teaching and learning opens the prospect of a critical, radical and utopian form of political science pedagogy. With chapters on Socrates, Frantz Fanon, Paulo Freire, Leo Strauss, Sheldon S. Wolin, e-learning, and a prison field trip, this book outlines a new path for political science pedagogy.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783030234898
Publication date: 18th September 2019
Author: William W. Sokoloff
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 172 pages
Categories: Teacher training, Political science & theory, Philosophy & theory of education,

About William W. Sokoloff

William W. Sokoloff is Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA. He is the author of Confrontational Citizenship: Reflections on Hatred, Rage, Revolution and Revolt (2017).

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