Los Angeles Review of Books: Beyond Education

 
A bold call to deromanticize education and reframe universities as terrains of struggle between alternative modes of studying and world-making

Beyond Education conveys a clearly outlined critique that arrays education as part of the creation of the preconditions for capitalist relations (“primitive accumulation”), but also as just one mode of study among (and parasitic upon) many alternative ones. How did education become the dominant mode of studying in the first place, and why is it essential to see it as a specific narrative ultimately “unworthy of romance”?

 

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