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Authors: Paulo Freire,  Myra Bergman Ramos, Donaldo Macedo
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Keywords: anniversary, 30th, oppressed, pedagogy
Number of Pages: 183
Published: 2000-09-01
ISBN-10: 0826412769
ISBN-13: 9780826412768

First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire’s work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm. With a substantive new introduction on Freire’s life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and F
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Author: Beresford McLean
Publisher: Anancy Books
Keywords: gourds, broken
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 0972001751
ISBN-13: 9780972001755

Broken Gourds is inspirational folklore. It's a story of humanity mirrored in the events of one small farming village of Jamaica. A simpleton with an intuitive mind miraculously gets the power of healing. His mission is to empower the oppressed while fostering harmony. His success leads to greed and lust. These he must overcome to save himself and his village.
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Authors: Oscar A. Romero,  James R. Brockman, henri Nouwe,
Publisher: Orbis Book
Keywords: love, violence
Number of Pages: 214
Published: 2004-02-10
ISBN-10: 1570755353
ISBN-13: 9781570755354

These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times. Three short years transformed Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, from a conservative defender of the status quo into one of the church’s most outspoken voices of the oppressed. Though silenced by an assassin’s bullet, his spirit—and the challenge of his life lives on. From the stirring foreword by Henri Nouwen to the last page of Romero’s text, this powerful little volume of eloquent, simple meditations never wastes a word. Yet the rea
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Author: Peter Coleridge
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: development, liberation, disability
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 1993-11
ISBN-10: 0855981954
ISBN-13: 9780855981952

The situation of disabled people provides a microcosm of the whole development debate and process. Disabled people are oppressed and marginalised in every country of the world, both North and South. Their lives are constrained by social attitudes which stem from fear and prejudice. By probing these prejudices and studying cases where they have been overcome, we gain an insight into the processes of liberation and empowerment that lie at the heart of any development message.
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Author: Mamoun Fandy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tools, people, government, arab, media
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1437904564
ISBN-13: 9781437904567

In March 2004, the U.S. Institute of Peace organized a six-month workshop series, as part of its Muslim World Initiative, to analyze the role of Arab media in shaping the information environment that encourages popular hostility in the region toward the West, particularly the U.S. The overarching objective of the series was to complement the many U.S. public diplomacy projects directed toward diffusing Muslim, particularly Arab, resentment toward the U.S. The series examined the primary media sources of information, perceptions, and opinions among Arab populations -- ostensibly the most hostil
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Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher: Books LLC
Keywords: johnson, samuel, works
Number of Pages: 328
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 0217288634
ISBN-13: 9780217288637

Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1825. Excerpt: ... DR YD EN'. Op the great poet whose life I am about to delineate, the curiosity which his reputation must excite, will require a display more ample than can now be given. His contemporaries, however they reverenced his genius, left his life unwritten; and nothing, therefore, can be known beyond what casual mention and uncertain tradition have supplied. John Dryden was born August 9, 1631u, at Aldwinkle, near Oundle,
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Author: Gary Drisdelle
Publisher: Gary Drisdelle
Keywords: healthy, world, healthyism
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2010-09-30
ISBN-10: 0981386105
ISBN-13: 9780981386102

FROM THE PUBLISHERA BOOK WRITTEN TO IMPROVE "YOUR" LIFE...AND SAVE "OUR" WORLD!The book HealthyIsm, Healthy I, Healthy World! is about a worldwide evolutionary practice of calmly and kindly practicing constructive consciousness. A TIMELY AND EFFECTIVE BOOK FOR STOPPING PERSONAL AND GLOBAL DESTRUCTIONThe emphasized I in HealthyIsm underscores the intention that those who practice it focus, by choice, first on taking care of themselves. Their ultimate goal, through bettering the I, is to help the world calmly and kindly evolve into a better place. Healthy I...Healthy World!This easy to understan
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