Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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The author writes about some of her moving experiences. During these times, silence regarding matters of class, race and of gender ended. She writes of having found it possible to make space for others to speak. She refers to some of the limitations of language, and of the effects of limited education on an individual's power to give verbal expression to their thoughts. The simple act of having created space where these matters were discussed openly was viewed as some type of success.

Bell Hooks writes about dismantling white supremacy and patriarchy. While she writes about dismantling hierarchies she does not write about what would replace these. She writes of the need for sensitivity to the situations of all those people who are facing very oppressive conditions. They might well seek ways to get through this. In this case she was writing of girls. Of...

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