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51 Social class is connected fundamentally to the development of the productive forces and designates a relation of exploitation; consequently it cannot be considered apart from class conflict. 52 To view class as basically a question of lifestyle or linked to market relations or class hierarchy or privilege too often leads to a casuistic approach to social transformation and a progressive social reform of capitalism as opposed to a preoccupation with the future revolutionary transformation of society.

55. 56. hooks, Talking Back, 22. hooks, Where We Stand. Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 104. , 105. , 109. Ibid. hooks, Talking Back, 30. bell hooks, Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics (Boston: South End Press, 1990), 15. , 13. bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (New York: Routledge, 1994), 171. , 195. hooks, Yearning, 145. V. Turner, Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society (Ithaca, NY/London: Cornell University Press, 1974).

12. , 87. 13. , 114. 14. hooks, Where We Stand, 159. 15. Ibid. 16. , 37. 17. , 36. 18. bell hooks, Talking Back (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1989), 28. 19. , 21. 20. Mies, Towards a Methodology for Feminist Research. 21. Nathalia Jaramillo, “Las Madres, Urban Schools and Nepantla Pedagogy” (PhD diss, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007). Borderlines • 33 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54.

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