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Author Chomsky, Noam.

Title Chomsky on democracy & education / Noam Chomsky ; edited by C.P. Otero.

Published New York ; London : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.115 CHOM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 480 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Social theory, education and cultural change.
Social theory, education, and cultural change.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Chomsky's education-for-democracy: enlightening mental growth / C. P. Otero 1 -- 1. Educator 2 -- 2. Scientist and the epistemologist and philosopher of mind 4 -- 3. Student of culture and history and the activist 8 -- Prologue: Democracy and education (October 1994) 25 -- I. Science: the genetic endowment 43 -- 1. Things no amount of learning can teach (November 1983) 45 -- 2. Language as a key to human nature and society (1975) 58 -- 3. A really new way of looking at language (November 1987) 65 -- 4. Perspectives on language and mind (October 1999) 73 -- II. Anthropology: the cultural environment (vision and reality) 85 -- 5. Rationality/science and post-this-or-that (October 1992) 87 -- 6. Equality: language development, human intelligence, and social organization (March 1976) 100 -- 7. Two conceptions of social organization (February 16, 1970) 126 -- 8. Some tasks for responsible people (August 1969) 150 -- 9. Toward a humanistic conception of education (April 1971) 163 -- 10. Function of the university in a time of crisis (1969) 178 -- 11. Scholarship and commitment, then and now (December 1999) 195 -- 12. Mechanisms and practices of indoctrination (December 1984) 202 -- 13. Task of the media: Central America as a test case (April 1989) 217 -- 14. Propaganda and control of the public mind (February 1997) 226 -- 15. Prospects for democracy (March 1994) 236 -- i. Educational institutions 261 -- 16. Some thoughts on intellectuals and the schools (June 1966) 263 -- 17. Responsibility of a university community (May 31, 1969) 276 -- 18. Remarks before the MIT Commission on MIT Education (November 11, 1969) 284 -- 19. Two roles of the American university (1997) 305 -- 20. Universities and the corporations (May 1973) 332 -- ii. Language in the classroom 339 -- 21. Some observations on the teaching of language (September 1969) 341 -- 22. Language theory and language teaching (August 1966) 348 -- 23. Our understanding of language and the curriculum (1964) 357 -- 24. Language theory and language use (1981) 368 -- 25. Language, politics, and composition (1991) 374.
Other author Otero, Carlos Peregrín, 1930-
Subject Education -- Philosophy.
Democracy.
Critical pedagogy.
Language and languages.
ISBN 0415926319 (cased) No price
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