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Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

While I was reading this book, I kind of hated it. The prose is really technical, I didn't understand all of his references, and the font was weird and tiny. But when I started discussing this book ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Sue Keay - Goodreads

Another great book by Alfie Kohn. This tackles the evidence against competition and challenges the assumption that pervades modern society that competition is somehow "good". Reasonable and convincing ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

AK is an exceptional researcher and author. I wanted to pull my kids out of every competitive endeavour they were currently signed up for. The book is really brilliant. The one drawback to his ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Ian Roth - Goodreads

This book changed my perspective drastically and helped to reach a new plateau of understanding and personal growth. There are sections of it that should be required reading for all the inhabitants of spaceship earth. Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Thom Peters - Goodreads

Makes complete sense to me because it fits with my personal experiences and observations. IMO, cooperation, collaboration, and open communication engender innovation of our desires; competition promotes innovation of deception and harm. Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Douglas Larson - Goodreads

I greatly admire Kohn's ideas about competition, how it is but one model that human-kind has followed for millenia. When looking at games we devise and play, Kohn points out that competition creates ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I liked the idea behind this book, but I kid you not, it took me 4 months to read. The library threatened to not let me renew it anymore. There were several insights that I enjoyed, but I had a hard ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Marissa Morrison - Goodreads

A couple weeks ago, I came home to find the babysitter (my mom) and my daughter playing a matching game with--gasp!--two piles of paired cards. I took my mother aside and handed her this book. She ... Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Jim Bouchard - Goodreads

I didn't agree with any of the author's perspective- but I did find it interesting! Read full review

Review: No Contest: The Case Against Competition

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

Kohn does it again: delivers a compelling argument for raising children in a more humane, rational way. Be prepared for a tone-y read if you pick this up; I felt the information was worth the occasional annoyance. Read full review


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