No Contest: The Case Against Competition (Hardcover)

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No Contest: The Case Against Competition (Hardcover)

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No Contest stands as the definitive critique of competition. Contrary to accepted wisdom, competition is not basic to human nature; it poisons our relationships and holds us back from doing our best. In this new edition, Alfie Kohn argues that the race to win turns all of us into losers.

ALFIE KOHN's published works include Punished by Rewards, No Contest: The Case Against Competition, Beyond Discipline, and What to Look for in a Classroom. Described by Time as "perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of educational fixation on grades and test scores," he has traveled across the country delivering lectures to teachers, parents, and researchers.
 

Product Details ISBN: 9780544310919
ISBN-10: 0544310918
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: November 12th, 1992
Pages: 336
Language: English