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EAN : 9782707170095
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 160
Size : 135 x 220 mm
THE TYRANNY OF ASSESSMENT

Collection : Cahiers libres
Release date : 31/01/2013

Being assessed is generally taken for granted, even considered positive: “I am assessed, therefore I am”. However these assessments are quite paradoxical: in the name of "greater efficiency", they create a unique form of inefficiency. In the name of objectivity, they crush any attempt at difference, are an instrument of...

Being assessed is generally taken for granted, even considered positive: “I am assessed, therefore I am”. However these assessments are quite paradoxical: in the name of "greater efficiency", they create a unique form of inefficiency. In the name of objectivity, they crush any attempt at difference, are an instrument of standardization, and normalization.
This book offers an original analysis of the omnipresence of the assessment and how it can be harmful, as well as suggesting alternative methods.
Essential reading for all those who do not wish to submit to the dogma of « lethal assessment ».

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EAN : 9782707170095
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 160
Size : 135 x 220 mm
La Découverte