Teaching to Transgress
Education as the Practice of Freedom
Widely admired as a leading black intellectual, hooks is also an inspired teacher. Her ideas and essays about teaching fundamentally rethink democratic participation and face squarely the problems of today's classrooms, including racism and sexism.
About this Author
bell hooksis a writer and critic who has taught most recently at Berea College in Kentucky, where she is Distinguished Professor in Residence. Among her many books are the feminist classicAin't I A Woman, the dialogue (with Cornel West)Breaking Bread, the children's booksHappy to Be NappyandBe Boy Buzz,the memoirBone Black(Holt), and the general interest titlesAll About Love, Rock My Soul, andCommunion. Her many books published with Routledge includeTeaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom,Belonging: A Culture of Place,We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity,Where We Stand: Class Matters,Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom,Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope, Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations, andReel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies.
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