ERIC Number: EJ548003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Eyeless in Gaza, Part II.
Gatto, John Taylor
SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, v14 n2 p22-61 Spr 1997
Suggests that modern schooling was founded on elitist principles and has resulted in making people dumber, weakening families, replacing religion, lowering incomes, reproducing the class structure by dividing children into classes that correlate closely with family income, and concentrating wealth and power in the hands of a small fraction of the population. (LP)
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Conformity, Educational Malpractice, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Elitism, Government Role, Literacy, Nontraditional Education, Outcomes of Education, Politics of Education, Public Education, Role of Education, Social Control, Social Stratification
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: In: "The Empty Child" (Chapter 14, forthcoming). For Part I, see EJ 543 444.