On Dec 19, 2012, at 9:09 PM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

When a child 'learns math' (or anything else), he/she has to learn from a specific position and place in society.  Thus the entire societal system also comes up for review. 

I learned from the position of abject poverty (by anyone's standard), while some of my peers learned from a position of quite well off, and others somewhere in the middle. Is this what you mean?

Bob Hansen