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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False Public Utilities The highway system is a network for locomotion across
relatively large distances. As a network, it appears to belong on the left of the
institutional spectrum. But here we must make a distinction which will clarify both
The highway system does not similarly become available to someone who
merely learns to drive. The telephone and postal networks exist to serve those
who wish to use them, while the highway system mainly serves as an accessory
to the ...
Highway systems produce only a demand for cars. Schools create a demand for
the entire set of modern institutions which crowd the right end of the spectrum. A
man who questioned the need for highways would be written off as a romantic; ...
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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