This title offers a coherent account of Freire's educational thought, including coverage of the reception and influence of his work and its relevance today. Paulo Freire is indisputably a major thinker in education. Daniel Schugurensky's volume offers the most coherent account of Freire's educational thought. This work is divided into: intellectual biography; critical exposition of Freire's work; the reception and influence of Freire's work; and, the relevance of the work today. This is a major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation.