David I. Backer

is an assistant professor of education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Movement Pedagogy: Beyond the Class/Identity Impasse

Movement Pedagogy: Beyond the Class/Identity Impasse

Thinking pedagogically renders a coalition between the universality associated with class struggle, and the positionality that is key to a radical identity politics. Attending to the actual arrangements of voices and minds and bodies in classrooms and movements, what people actually do when they come together to fight and unlearn oppressive relations of production, shows a link where most ideologies on offer today show a gap.