Anarchy 11

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Contents of No. 11

January 1962

The World of Paul Goodman John Ellerby 1
Communitas Revisited   3
Youth and Absurdity   14
Practical Proposals   17
The Children and Psychology Paul Goodman 20
The Character Builders Harold Drasdo 25
Summerhill Education vs. Standard Education A. S. Neill 29
Cover: Bibliography for the New Commune (from Communitas)


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No. 2.  A symposium on Workers’ Control.

No. 3.  What does anarchism mean today?, and articles on Africa, the ‘Long Revolution’ and exceptional children.

No. 4.  George Molnar on conflicting strains in anarchism, Colin Ward on the breakdown of institutions.

No. 5.  A symposium on the Spanish Revolution of 1936.

No. 6.  Anarchy and Cinema: articles on Vigo, Buñuel and Flaherty. Two experimental film-makers discuss their work.

No. 7.  A symposium on Adventure Playgrounds.

No. 8.  Anarchists and Fabians, Kenneth Maddock on action anthropology, Reg Wright on erosion inside capitalism, Nicolas Walter on Orwell.

No. 9.  A symposium on Prison.

No. 10.  Alan Sillitoe’s Key to the Door, Colin MacInnes on crime, Augustus John on utopia, Committee of 100 seminar on industry and workers’ control.

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