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Unformatted text preview: Is accumulated over generations Imparts key norms, morals, and values of the community's focal points Seeks to instill social responsibility European colonialism was a total system Economic exploitation Political dominance Social, racial, and cultural dehumanization Colonialism and the imposition of Western formal education Religious conversion Curricula rigidly controlled 'culture of silence' Western formal education, from tool of oppression to tool of liberation Critical consciousness Manichean structure o White or black, man or women Africanization of formal education Can we relate this to education in the US? Reproducing dominant culture and structural inequalities in terms of history Do not focus on anything besides white dominant culture...
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- Fall '07