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Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Marjorie Mayo


The rise of Far Right populism poses major challenges for communities, exacerbating divisions, hate speech and hate crime. This book shows how communities and social justice movements can effectively tackle these issues, working together to mitigate their underlying causes and more immediate manifestations. Showing that community-based learning is integral to the development of strategies to promote more hopeful rather than more hateful futures, Mayo demonstrates how, through popular education and participatory action research, communities can develop their own understandings of their problems ... More

Keywords: Community-based learning, Popular education, Far Right populism, Communities, Social movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447343257
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marjorie Mayo, author
Goldsmiths, University of London