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Consequently, without a conscious effort, educators will inadvertently contribute to the legitimatization and reproduction of the existing, unequal social order (Freire, 1970/1999; Taxel, 1984).
See John Boli, World Authority Structures and Legitimatization, in CONSTRUCTING WORLD CULTURE: INTERNATIONAL NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS SINCE 1995, supra note 184, at 267 (analyzing the relationships between international NGOs and nations, ranging from those working autonomously to those that work collaterally to those that "penetrate" and alter state power).
The legitimatization of a true CMO will be related largely to how the first person in the role handles the position.
13) In sum, from the 1920s through the 1940s, the state chose to repress rather than penetrate society in order to seek support and legitimatization.