Grassroots Approaches to Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: Supplement to Adult Education and Development No. 34/1990, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Grassroots Approaches to Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education

Supplement to Adult Education and Development No. 34/1990, 1st Edition

Edited by Chris Duke


218 pages

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Originally published in 1990 this supplement to No. 34 (1990) of the journal Adult Education, discusses the relationship between adult education and development. All the studies included in it focus on the reduction of poverty.The majority of the studies cover Africa and South Asia, but there is also one covering the Aboriginal indigenous people of Australia.

Table of Contents

1. Global Thinking - Local Action 2. White Health for Black Australians - A Cautionary Tale Sandra Stacy 3. Women Working Together - Learner-Determined Priorities in the Tototo-Kilemba Programme Noreen M. Clark 4. Developing Women's Income-Generating Skills in Swaziland Simanga Nxumalo 5. Organizing Women For Action - Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) Anita Dighe 6. Learning and Action in Rajasthan - The Work of Seva Mandir Om and Ginny Shrivastava 7. From Health Care to Community Development: Broadening the Base of Gonoshasthaya Kendra Rezaul Haque 8. Organising Agricultural Labourers in Southern India: Association for the Rural Poor Felix N. Sugirtharaj 9. Grassroot Changes - And Some Implications

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

Against a background of profound wordwide social and economic change, the concept of lifelong learning has come increasingly into the public eye. As educators and policy-makers rethink the meaning of education, the purpose of schooling and the place of learning in our everyday lives, educational institutions are opening up to those traditionally deprived of the opportunity. The books in this set, originally published between 1979 and 1992 with many including global case studies reflect upon major issues confronting adult educators worldwide and

  • discuss the role of adult education in social and community action
  • examine the relationship between class and adult education
  • look at the concept of culture and the transmission of cultural values in relations to adult education
  • evaluate the role of adult education in reducing unemployment
  • case studies of adult education programmes in Afria, Asia and Latin America.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Adult & Continuing Education