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Escaping Education challenges the modern certainty that education is a universal good and a human right. It opens doors to alternative landscapes of learning and living that still flourish at the grassroots, within the cultures of the uneducated, the undereducated, and the illiterate who constitute the social majorities or the Two-Thirds World. It celebrates the richness oEscaping Education challenges the modern certainty that education is a universal good and a human right. It opens doors to alternative landscapes of learning and living that still flourish at the grassroots, within the cultures of the uneducated, the undereducated, and the illiterate who constitute the social majorities or the Two-Thirds World. It celebrates the richness of their traditions, their pluriverse of commons, common sense, and communal teaching, keeping at bay the modern reign of homo oeconomicus and homo educandus. Standing the all-too-familiar tale of education on its head, it joins the regeneration of soil cultures, resisting cultural meltdown in the global classroom....

Title : Escaping Education: Living as Learning Within Grassroots Cultures Third Printing
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ISBN : 9780820433271
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 147 Pages
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Escaping Education: Living as Learning Within Grassroots Cultures Third Printing Reviews

  • Jakub
    2019-04-03 06:17

    Although this book was not particularly the most entertaining of reads, it was very interesting and pertinent to our study in Oaxaca. We also spent several days learning from the author himself. I agree with much that he says yet also see many flaws in his ideas. The book, and perhaps Gustavo more so, really lead me to really think about my education. Where am I going? How am I trying to get there? What do I want to be Studying? Why? Is college where I should be right now? ...

  • Janet
    2019-04-09 12:13

    rereading this book often helps me stay grounded as I continue my profession of teaching within the public school system

  • Helen Perks
    2019-04-03 05:59

    Good ref list.

  • Lauren Adams
    2019-03-21 10:06

    i havent read it yet, but i love gustavo and the title.