Layla AbdelRahim

Layla AbdelRahim is an anthropologist, a writer, a researcher and a public speaker and holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Montreal, Quebec.

  • Wild Children — Domesticated Dreams

    Civilization and the Birth of Education

    By Layla AbdelRahim     April 2013

    An anthropological analysis of education, this book is the first to examine the root cause of contemporary pedagogical systems from a truly comparative and interdisciplinary perspective. This confluence of ethology and anthropology reveals that the very category “human” is a requirement of civilization contingent on domestication and submission to structural violence at the root of civilized pedagogical practices.

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