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Unemployment is the experience of the man [sic] who has succumbed to the Protestant ethic. Leisure, according to Weber, is necessary for man [sic] to be able to work. For Aristotle, work is necessary for man [sic] to have leisure. (Illich, 1973a, p. 67) For young adults, both female and male, ‘not in employment, education or training’, there is little in existing norms to legitimise having an ethic that commits them to capital accumulation (Boltanski and Chiapello, 2007; Weber, 1992; 2002). Key sources of young adults’ insecurity, which hinder them in accumulating capital, include Disenchantment with Classroom-Centric Schooling 35 the selection/exclusion tests governing l’earning, international job competition and the outsourcing of risks onto them.
Research reports on the questioning of senior secondary schooling evident in young adults’ disaffection and alienation, as well as the separation of school from production, especially the production of a life worth living. The reorganisation of l’earning for the new spirit of capital accumulation has generated research focusing on alternative l’earning services, workintegrated l’earning and the reconﬁguration of national qualiﬁcations frameworks. The evidence suggests that international competition for high-skilled, well-paid jobs adds to politically regressive policies of selection/exclusion that are adversely affecting young adults’ life/work/ security.
In other words, it is necessary to make visible the separate components, to identify their points of intersection, to create inter-organisational relationships and to establish networked projects at the points of intersection. , 2012, p. 235). Because schooling cannot be anything other than a cause for disenchantment for some young adults, Illich (1973a) worked to establish convivial networked l’earning webs. These can be vehicles for providing education, training and employment for all young adults, and not just those marginalised or at risk of physical, social or emotional harm.