In a system of …
December 31, 2013 Leave a comment
In a system of colonialism, the colonizer has a dual purpose for educating the colonized. The first is socialization into accepting the value system , history, and culture of the dominant society. The second is education for economic productivity. The oppressed are treated like commodities imbued with skills that are bought and sold on the labor market for the profit of the capitalists. The educator advocating liberation has parallel purposes for educating the oppressed: education for struggle and education for survival.
– Janice E. Hale-Benson