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Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

1st Edition

By Various Authors

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6,516 pages

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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, 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

Table of Contents

1. Edited by Barry P. Bright Theory and practice in the study of adult education : the epistemological debate

2. Ralph G. Brockett and Roger Hiemstra Self-direction in adult learning : perspectives on theory, research, and practice

3. Edited by Stephen Brookfield Training educators of adults : the theory and practice of graduate adult education

4. Sean Courtney Why adults learn : towards a theory of participation in adult education

5. Edited by Christopher Duke Adult education : international perspectives from China

6. Edited by Chris Duke Combatting poverty through adult education : national development strategies

7. Edited by Chris Duke Grassroots Approaches to Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education

8. Edited by Karen Evans and Ian Haffenden Education for young adults : international perspectives

9. Norman Evans Post-education society : recognising adults as learner

10. Paul Fordham, Geoff Poulton and Lawrence Randle Learning networks in adult education : non-formal education on a housing estate

11. Ettore Gelpi Lifelong education and inter-national relations

12. Edited by Frank Glendenning Educational gerontology : international perspectives

13. Mechthild U. Hart Working and educating for life : feminist and international perspectives on adult education

14. Edited by Peter Jarvis and Alan Chadwick Training adult educators in Western Europe

15. David Jones Adult education and cultural development

16. Edited by Anthony Kaye and Keith Harry Using the media for adult basic education

17. Edited by Anthony Kaye and Greville Rumble Distance teaching for higher and adult education

18. Edited by Walter Leirman and Jindra Kulich Adult education and the challenges of the 1990s

19. Huey B. Long Early innovators in adult education

20. Huey B. Long New perspectives on the education of adults in the United States

21. Tom Lovett, Chris Clarke and Avila Kilmurray Adult education and community action : adult education and popular social movements

22. Edited by Greville Rumble and Keith Harry The Distance Teaching Universities

23. Barbara Senior and John Naylor Educational responses to adult unemployment

24. Harold W. Stubblefield Towards a history of adult education in America : the search for a unifying principle

25. ichard Taylor, Kathleen Rockhill and Roger Fieldhouse University adult education in Britain and the USA : a reappraisal of the liberal tradition

26. Edited Jane L. Thompson Adult education for a change

27. Frank Youngman Adult education and socialist pedagogy

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:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU002000
EDUCATION / Adult & Continuing Education