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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The university thus has the effect of imposing consumer standards at work and at
home, and it does so in every part of the world and under every political system.
The fewer university graduates there are in a country, the more their cultivated ...
The distributor-teacher delivers the finished product to the consumer-pupil,
whose reactions are carefully studied and charted to provide research data for
the preparation of the next model, which may be “ungraded,” “student-designed,”
The producers of staples and most perishable consumer goods belong in the
middle of our spectrum. They fill generic demands and add to the cost of
production and distribution whatever the market will bear in advertising costs for
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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