Disabling Professions

Disabling Professions

Authors : Ivan Illich

ISBN10 : 0714525103 ISBN13 : 9780714525105

Genres : Nonfiction,Sociology,Philosophy,Politics

Language: English

4.19 /5

Paperback, 128 pages

Published July 1st 2000 by Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd

Description

Why do we put so many resources into medicine, education and law with so little apparent benefit? Why do we hold the professions in awe and allow them to set up what are in effect monopolies? This fascinating and controversial collection of essays challenges the power and the mystique of the modern ......more

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About the author(Ivan Illich)

Ivan Illich was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest and critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture and their effects of the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use, and economic development.

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