Living In A Learning Society: Life-Histories, Identities And Education, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Living In A Learning Society

Life-Histories, Identities And Education, 1st Edition

By Ari Antikainen, Jarmo Houtsonen, Juha Kauppila, Hannu Huotelin

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125 pages

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This text discusses the meaning of education through an examination of life paths, identities and significant learning experiences. Looking at education over three generations of war and scant education; of structural change and increasing educational opportunities; and of social well-being and wide educational choice the book examines a variety of questions.; The book demonstrates how the synthesis of social and cultural interpretations of education forms four groups: resource, status, conformity and individualism. The implications to education policy in late-modern or postmodern society are also discussed.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General