Education as Underdevelopment

“It was not an educational system designed to give young people confidence and pride as members of African societies, but one which sought to instill a sense of deference towards all that was European and capitalist….. the racism and cultural boastfulness harbored by capitalism were also included in the package of colonial education. Colonial schooling … Continue reading Education as Underdevelopment

Bourdieu in Algeria

Speaking on colonial Algeria: "This society, ... which was constituted through a totality of indissociable elements that were all expressions of the same original 'style,' suffered [a subi] the shock of another civilization that did not make itself felt in a piecemeal or targeted fashion but in totality, rupturing not only the economic order but … Continue reading Bourdieu in Algeria