Critical Consciousness: A Study of Morality in Global, by Elena Mustakova-Possardt

By Elena Mustakova-Possardt

This quantity is a research of empowered, resilient, and globally dependable ethical awareness within the old context of an international transition to a brand new point of sociohistorical association in society. This paintings develops additional the Freirean suggestion of serious awareness, and describes its lifespan ontogeny, integrating ethical psychology, serious thought and cultural critique, schooling, faith, and social ethics idea with cross-cultural empirical examine. What evolves is a brand new point of figuring out of human motivation, and person and collective human religious strength on the flip of the twenty first century. severe attention (CC) is analyzed when it comes to the harmonious integration of brain and center, of cognitive, volitional and affective capacities. Its lifespan evolution is defined via 3 degrees: Pre-CC, Transitional CC, and mature CC, and the dynamics of every point are explored via in-depth, cross-cultural case stories encompassing the continuum among traditional humans and ethical leaders.

The paradigmatic barriers of present schooling and social technology from the prespective of the normative build of severe awareness are tested, and a starting place is equipped for re-thinking modern academic imaginative and prescient. This paintings additionally explores the rising religious psychology of integration on the flip of the century, because it starts to bridge the break up among concept and praxis, to give a contribution extra totally to the worldwide efforts to conform a civil society, in response to justice and solidarity in diversity.

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