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Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos A.Torres
Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres
Political sociology of education, social theory, political economy of adult education, the life & work of Paulo Freire
University of California at Los Angeles

Stay(s) with the Research Group

September - December 2018

Research focus, presentations and publications during stay

During his stay in Jena, Carlos Torres will work on Hartmut Rosa's theory of resonance and bring it together with his on research on global citizenship education. He will present his work in a colloquium on November 7.

Selected Publications

Torres, Carlos Alberto. First Freire. Early Writings in Social Justice Education. New York, Teachers College Press, 2014.

Torres, Carlos Alberto, Political Sociology of Adult Education, Rotterdam, Sense Publishers, 2013.

Torres, Carlos Alberto, Globalizations and Education. Collected Essays on Class, Race, Gender, and the State. Introduction by Michael W. Apple, Afterword by Pedro Demo. New York, and London Teachers College Press-Columbia University, 2009.

Torres, Carlos Alberto, Education and Neoliberal Globalization. Introduction by Pedro Noguera. New York, and London, Routledge, 2009.

Torres, Carlos Alberto and Pedro Noguera (Editors). Social Justice for Teachers. Paulo Freire and Education as a Possible Dream. The Hague, The Netherlands, Sense publishers, 2009.

Carlos Mora Ninci and Guillermo Ruiz (Compiladores) Carlos A. Torres et al. La sociología política de la educación en perspective internacional y comparada. Las contribuciones de Carlos Alberto Torres. Buenos Aires, Miño y Dávila, 2008.

Herrera, Linda, and Carlos Alberto Torres (editors) Cultures of Arab Schooling. Critical Ethnographies from Egypt. New York, Suny Press, 2006. Rhoads, Robert A. and Carlos Alberto Torres, eds. The Political Economy of Globalization: The University, The State and Market in the Americas. Stanford University Press, 2005.