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The Disintegration of Community
The Disintegration of Community (September 2020)
On Jorge Portilla’s Social and Political Philosophy, With Translations of Selected Essays
Carlos Alberto Sánchez - Author
Francisco Gallegos - Author

Analysis of this important Mexican philosopher's social, cultural, and political writings.

The Disintegration of Community analyzes the social and cultural writings of Jorge Portilla (1919−1963) in order to demonstrate the continued relevance of his thought. Carlos Alberto Sánchez and Francisco Gallegos situate Portilla’s otros ensayos—a series of essays originally p...(Read More)
 
 
Contingency and Commitment
Contingency and Commitment (February 2016)
Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy
Carlos Alberto Sánchez - Author

Offers the first comprehensive survey of Mexican existentialism to appear in English.

This book examines the emergence of existentialism in Mexico in the 1940s and the quest for a genuine Mexican philosophy that followed it. It focuses on the pivotal moments and key figures of the Hyperion group, including Emilio Uranga, Luis Villoro, Leopoldo Zea, and Jorge Portilla, who explored questions of interpretation, marginality, identi...(Read More)
 
 
The Suspension of Seriousness
The Suspension of Seriousness (December 2012)
On the Phenomenology of Jorge Portilla, With a Translation of Fenomenología del relajo
Carlos Alberto Sánchez - Author

First in-depth analysis of this important Mexican philosopher’s work.

The Suspension of Seriousness engages the Mexican philosopher Jorge Portilla (1919–1963), taking note of Portilla’s philosophical methodology, insights, and contributions to our understanding of value, being, and subjectivity. Portilla lived a short, troubled life and never held a teaching appointment, but his work...(Read More)
 
 
Cultures of Arab Schooling
Cultures of Arab Schooling (October 2006)
Critical Ethnographies from Egypt
Linda Herrera - Editor
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor

Offers a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt.

Little is known regarding the inner workings of the educational systems of most Arab countries. Cultures of Arab Schooling fills this void using critical social theory to offer a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt. Giving voice to the educators and students through personal testimonies, the book sheds new light on issues of educational qua...(Read More)
 
 
Challenges of Urban Education
Challenges of Urban Education (February 2000)
Sociological Perspectives for the Next Century
Karen A. McClafferty - Editor
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor
Theodore R. Mitchell - Editor

Presents current research and theoretical perspectives on the challenges facing educators in U.S. urban schools.

"This book is definitely on the cutting edge of educational sociology theory and practice." -- Yali Zou, author of Ethnic Identity and Power: Cultural Contexts of Political Action in School and Society

A supplemental text with a fresh, bold edge, Challenges of Urban Education includes a range of topics ...(Read More)
 
 
Sociology of Education
Sociology of Education (September 1998)
Emerging Perspectives
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor
Theodore R. Mitchell - Editor

Examines emerging theoretical and methodological approaches to the field of sociology of education. These perspectives draw on notions of social justice, diversity, multiculturalism, and detracking.

Sociology of Education discusses emerging theoretical and methodological approaches to the field of sociology of education. These emerging perspectives focus on the scholarship of class, race, gender and the state in education, and ...(Read More)
 
 
Social Theory and Education
Social Theory and Education (March 1995)
A Critique of Theories of Social and Cultural Reproduction
Raymond Allen Morrow - Author
Carlos Alberto Torres - Author

This book summarizes and critiques theories of social and cultural reproduction as they relate to sociology of education.

"Morrow and Torres have given us more than a cornucopia of social theories relevant to the study of reproduction and transformation in and through education. They have carefully examined the theoretical assumptions and political implications of each perspective, showing variations within each perspect...(Read More)
 
 
The Gaucho Martin Fierro
The Gaucho Martin Fierro (June 1974)
Jose Hernandez - Author
Frank G. Carrino - Editor
Alberto Carlos - Editor
Catherine E. Ward - Translator

This is a poem of protest drawn from the life of the gaucho, who was forced to yield his freedom and individuality to the social and material changes that invaded his beloved pampas--a protest which arose from years of abuse and neglect suffered from landowners, militarists, and the Argentine political establishment.

This poem, composed and first published more than a century ago, could have been written today by spokesmen for other oppressed...(Read More)
 
 
Martin Fierro
Martin Fierro (June 1967)
Jose Hernandez - Author
Frank G. Carrino - Editor
Alberto Carlos - Editor
Catherine E. Ward - Translator

“The two poems which, together, are popularly known as the Martín Fierro form what is often regarded as the greatest single Spanish American work in creative literature. Appropriately, it draws from Spain the language and verse forms which have long been the vehicle of improvisation, the didactic folk wisdom of old Spanish proverbs, the Spanish interest in law whether formally codified in the fueros and the Siete P...(Read More)
 
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