Education for Annihilation 1972 Willam H. Boyer ~ Militarism in Schools & American Institutions ~ Anti-War


Title: Education for Annihilation

Author: Willam H. Boyer

Description: Softcover. Light wear to covers. Bit of speckling to fore-edge of text block. Light underlining on two pages, else interior is clean and unmarked. Minor buckle to book. 162 Pages. 9 x 5.75 inches.

A deconstruction of what the author refers to as the "military-educational-cultural complex," being the indoctrination of militarism and military values through schools, military institutions and through American culture. Boyer also provides a strategic roadmap for reconstructing American society in order to prepare for a future without war.

Part I - Teaching for War Through Military Institutions:
1. Conditioning Military Behavior.
2. Indoctrinating Military Ideologies.
3. Creating Marines: Militarism Par Excellence.

Part II - Teaching for War Through Civilian Institutions:
4. Teaching Military Values Through Civilian Institutions.
5. Teaching Military Values in American Schools.

Part III - Reconstructing American Society: Education for Survival.

William Harrison Boyer (1924-2006) was Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Hawaii and taught courses on social and environmental futures.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good+

Publisher: Hogarth Press-Hawaii
Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1972

Keywords: militarism, schools, military values, indoctrination, culture, United States, anti-war, sociology, education,

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