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If not for the billowing footnotes and rank nonsense, perhaps I might have enjoyed his very bullshit critique of education in the Western World. To ask other readers questions about On MisEducationplease sign up. Only dwseducacion it 4 because a lot of what he was saying was way over my head, but the stuff I did grasp deseducaxion amazingly enlightening. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Today Chomsky is highly regarded as both one of America’s most prominent linguists and most notorious social critics and political activists. I thought it might be an exception because of the fact that it is labeled as a book on education, but it barely touches upon these topics before getting back into the timeworn topics he always discusses, Nicaragua, Central America, South America, Vietnam, Israel, US atrocities, ect.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The rest of the book consists of various lectures, speeches, and debates Chomsky has given, with the implication that doctrinal education is partly I picked this up hoping for a good discussion of the ills of the current school system, how they came about, and alternatives to it.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Interesting, sure, but those expecting a whole book about Chomsky’s views on education will be disappointed.
It can be found independent of the book though as it is basically his speech to Loyola University in Not one of his better books. Oct 25, Adam rated it it was ok Shelves: I can’t say that I would enjoy reading it again unless I went to school for political science or something similar. Fu Fuck Noam Chomsky.
I re-read it when I was sixteen, giving the armchair sissy another chance. Eye-opening and important, but very dry and not really what I was looking for. However, it corresponds to the “propaganda model” he thoroughly, yet no less confusingly, posits in Manufacturing Consent; which, I also had to lay down a few years I tried to read this book once before, but had little success. The rest of the essays are educational but stray to other topics such as lack of democracy, politics war I can’t read this every day.
Apr 18, Zac rated it liked it Shelves: Starts off as a great critique of the indoctrination aspects of schooling in the U. As is so often the case with Chomsky books only the introduction by Macedo and the interview between himself and Chomsky in chapter 1 are actually directly associated with the education system and its failings.
It’s excellent and awakening if you’re seeing it the first time, more of the same if you’ve seen Chomsky’s other work.
Each part is good enough, but it’s also all more of the same: The rest of the book consists of various lectures, speeches, and debates Chomsky has given, with the implication that doctrinal education is partly to blame for the atrocities of Dseeducacion Foreign Policy he details throughout the rest of the book.
The underlying theme is rather what Chomsky has termed “the manufacture of consent”–in other words, propaganda and how governments, particularly his own, and corporations misinform and distort facts to serve their interests and those of their masters.
Nov deseduccaion, Roberto Suarez rated it really liked it. The last chapters trail off about the history of injustice in South America due to U. Aug 22, Timali rated it liked it Shelves: I tried to read this book once before, but had little success. This is a lazy and misleading piece of compilation by its editor.
He also helped spark the cognitive revolution in psychology through his review of B. Chomsky has written many books on the links between language, human creativity, and intelligence, including Language and Mind and Knowledge of Language: I thought it might be an exception because of the fact that it is labeled as a book on education, but it barely touches upon these topics before getting back into the timeworn topics he always discusses, Nicaragua, Central America, South America, Vietnam, Israel, US atrocities, ec Love the guy, and agree with everything he says, deseducavion this is far from his best work.
The first chapter is an interview with Donaldo Macedo, short but interesting. Si bien considero que leer a Chomsky es siempre un gusto.
On MisEducation (Critical Perspectives)
Feb 03, Leif rated it liked it. This book’s information paralleled what I deseeducacion just read in Shock Doctrine but without the doctrine part. He says ” Education is not be vi In this book Chomsky portrays the notion that students are indoctrinated about the concept of democracy and instilled with patriotism.
This could be a good start to reading Deseudcacion as several of the chapters are available in other books but if you have them already then this book is pretty much un-needed so I dropped a star for that. You can read his essays and books, or listen to him speak over and over again, and each time you learn something new.
On MisEducation by Noam Chomsky
Jan 10, Xiaojie Johan rated it it was ok Shelves: I am in an state of quiet uproar as I read this book. The attempt to link this stuff to education was half-assed at best. Open Preview See a Problem? I’d read this a few years ago and forgot every bit of deweducacion.
These Chomsky interview books are usually just him saying the same stuff over and over again every single book.