Deschooling Society

Author(s): Ivan Illich

Social Thought

Schools have failed our individual needs, supporting false and misleading notions of 'progress' and development fostered by the belief that ever-increasing production, consumption and profit are proper yardsticks for measuring the quality of human life. Our universities have become recruiting centres for the personnel of the consumer society, certifying citizens for service, while at the same time disposing of those judged unfit for the competitive rat race. In this bold and provocative book, Illich suggests some radical and exciting reforms for the education system. 


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  • : 9780714508795
  • : Marion Boyars Publishers, Ltd.
  • : 0.11
  • : July 2000
  • : .34 Inches X 5.08 Inches X 7.77 Inches
  • : books

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  • : Ivan Illich
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 116