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Organization without Authority

Dilemmas of Social Control in Free Schools

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ISBN 9780674433663

Publication Date: 01/01/1979

199 pages

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  • Introduction: Free Schools as Models of Organizational Change
  • One. Renouncing Authority
    • 1. The Structure of Freedom
    • 2. The Context of Freedom
  • Two. Alternatives to Authority
    • 3. Charisma and Personal Leadership
    • 4. Ideology and Community
    • 5. Equality and Educational Practice
  • Three. Living without Authority
    • 6. What Free Schools Teach
    • 7. Free Schools and the Movement for Change
  • Conclusion: The Meaning of Organization in Contemporary Society
  • References
  • Index

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