Deschooling Society

July 11, 2000|
Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich
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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 centers 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 suggest some radical and exciting reforms for the education system.
Born in Vienna in 1926, Ivan Illich grew up in Europe. He studied theology, philosophy, history, and natural science. During the 1950s he worked as a parish priest among Puerto Ricans in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York City and then served as rector of the Catholic University of Puerto Rico. During the 1960s he founded centers f...
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Title:Deschooling SocietyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:150 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:150 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.4 inPublished:11 juillet 2000Publisher:Marion Boyars Publishers, Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714508799

ISBN - 13:9780714508795

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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