multiculturalism, extreme poverty, and teaching p4c in juchitán: a short report on research

maría elena madrid


Most of the Latin American population, including in places like Mexico and Brazil, is becoming extremely poor, slipping in the last ten years from poverty to extreme poverty. Native communities are in this condition: to live only to survive, lacking any opportunity to improve or at least meet their basics needs of food and shelter. I practiced P4C in the multicultural community of Juchitán, Oaxaca, to inquire whether the program could overcome the limitations of extreme poverty, and respect cultural diversity while encouraging critical consciousness.


marginality and education, education for diversity, multicultural education, extreme poverty; philosophy for children

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