Marion Boyars, 2002 - 116 頁
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.
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Most countries in Latin America have reached the “take-off" point toward
economic development and competitive consumption, and thereby toward
modernized poverty: their citizens have learned to think rich and live poor. Their
laws make six ...
In Latin America the amount of public money spent on each graduate student is
between 350 and 1,500 times the amount spent on the median citizen (that is, the
citizen who holds the middle ground between the poorest and the richest).
A Latin American student is introduced to this exclusive fraternity by having at
least 350 times as much public money spent on his education as on that of his
fellow citizens of median income. With very rare exceptions, the university
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Ivan Illich doesn’t mince words. So far as formal schooling goes, he argues for a society where school is not just out for summer, it’s out completely. In Deschooling Society he writes, “The modern ... 閱讀評論全文
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Deschooling Society is a collection of essays based around the author's idea that society might be better off without the formal schooling system that is prevalent in most industrialised countries. He ... 閱讀評論全文
Why We Must Disestablish School
Phenomenology of School
Ritualization of Progress