Deschooling L'earning: Young Adults and the New Spirit of Capitalism

Deschooling L'earning: Young Adults and the New Spirit of Capitalism

by M. Singh, B. Harreveld


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This book explores reforms to young adults' schooling that mobilise capital friendly learning-and-earning (l'earning) webs. It argues that deschooling l'earning builds young adults' commitment to modern modes of capital accumulation, gives insights into how they can secure their future, and reassures them that this can serve the common good.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137310354
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/07/2014
Series: Policy and Practice in the Classroom
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Author Michael Singh: Michael Singh is a Professor at the Centre for Educational Research in the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

1. Classrooms Need Not Interfere with L'earning 2. Disenchantment with Classroom-Centric Schooling 3. Brokering Capital Friendly L'earning Webs 4. Networking Policy for Deschooling L'earning 5. Networking L'earning Webs is Not So Radical 6. Deschooling Network Leadership 7. Deschooling, Democracy and Accountability 8. Tests of Government Accountability 9. Concepts and Implications for Deschooling

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