Ivan Illich

  title={Ivan Illich},
  author={Marcela Gajardo},
  • M. Gajardo
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Education
  • Prospects
To write a profile of an educator like Ivan Illich is not an easy task. Here, first of all, is a thinker set in a specific historical context—that of the 1960s—a period characterized by radical criticism of capitalist society and its institutions, among them the school. Furthermore, the personality we are dealing with is a complex one. In those years it was said of Ivan Illich that he was an intelligent man who liked to surround himself with gifted people and did not suffer fools gladly. He… 
‘Deschooling Society’
Ivan Illich’s book (1971), Deschooling Society (hereafter DS), was published 40 years ago. Of all the books purportedly written on radical educational alternatives that came out in 1960s and 1970s,
Deschooling from above
The concept of deschooling has been making a comeback, after having been largely written off by the mainstream education research community in the 1980s and early 1990s. However, it is not just
Lifelong Learning in Nepal: Contexts and Prospects
Learning is a lifelong process. Many countries in the world, basically the European and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, have adopted it as an important vehicle
Ivan Illich, Iatrogenesis and Pharmacogenetics
This article sought to revisit Illich's thinking and assess the relevance of his narrative regarding the inconveniences resulting from the use of medicines, especially in their impacts on hospitalization, in addition to reflecting on the potential of pharmacogenetics to mitigate adverse events related to drugs that victimize people.
Visión epistemológica de la investigación educativa
En el presente trabajo se pretende exponer las corrientes filosoficas que llevan al pragmatismo, desde un concepto epistemologico. Para al mismo tiempo, identificar su valor en la investigacion


Tools for Conviviality
The multidimensional analysis of ceilings for industrial growth was first formulated in a Spanish document co-authored by Valentina Borremans and myself and submitted as a guideline for a meeting of
Towards a Political Economy of Education: A Radical Critique of Ivan Illich 's Deschooling Society
The author critiques Ivan Illich's Deschooling Society, arguing that, despite his forthright vision of the liberating potential of educational technology, Illich fails to understand fully how the e...
From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era.
The scientific books will also be the best reason to choose, especially for the students, teachers, doctors, businessman, and other professions who are fond of reading.
Medical nemesis: The expropriation of health
Ivan Illich, Pantheon Books, A Division of Random House, New York. First American Edition. Copyright 1976 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright
Unconventional medicine in the United States. Prevalence, costs, and patterns of use.
The frequency of use of unconventional therapy in the United States is far higher than previously reported and expenditure associated with use in 1990 amounted to approximately $13.7 billion, comparable to the $12.8 billion spent out of pocket annually for all hospitalizations in theUnited States.
Illich ’ s Deschooling society : a study of the literature
  • 1972
School: The sacred cow', in: I. Illich. Celebration of âwareness
  • The New York Review of Books
  • 1971
Juicio a la escuela
  • 1968