Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2013

Abstract

This auto/ethnographic study narrates how members of the Association of Raza Educators (ARE), a grassroots teacher-led organization, came together in undertaking action-research within what eventually became a stalled campaign to defend South Los Angeles Elementary from corporate takeover. Most of the work within the campaign involved action-research, including what I term organic popular education. In this paper I analyze the ways in which action-research functions as public pedagogy, further arguing for studies conducted from the vantage point of people immersed in grassroots organizations.

Comments

This article was originally published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, volume 29, issue 2, in 2013.

Peer Reviewed

1

Copyright

The author

 
 

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