Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Education for Young Adults: International Perspectives book cover

    Education for Young Adults

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karen Evans, Ian Haffenden

    Originally published in 1991, this book gives international coverage of opportunities in youth development and edcuation from a unique comparative angle. The book is split into two parts: the first focusses on the former USSR, Europe and North America, setting the issues within the wider context of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-18 
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  • Training Educators of Adults: The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education book cover

    Training Educators of Adults

    The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education

    Edited by Stephen Brookfield

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides perspective on conceptualisations of adult education in the late 20th century, the range of providing agencies and the varying orientations towards defining the role of the adult educator. It draws together and contextualises a selection of the most…

    Hardback – 2018-08-18 
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  • Learning Networks in Adult Education: Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate book cover

    Learning Networks in Adult Education

    Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate

    By Paul Fordham, Geoff Poulton, Lawrence Randle

    Originally published in 1979, this book reports on a 3 year action research programme (The New Communities Project) which aimed in increase working-class participation in adult education. Basing their argument on the work of the Project, the authors contend that adult education must begin with the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-18 
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  • Post-Education Society: Recognising Adults as Learners book cover

    Post-Education Society

    Recognising Adults as Learners

    By Norman Evans

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that to make sense any attempt to improve the situation must take account of what we now know about adult growth and development, accepting as an operational imperative that it is as problematic and turbulent as childhood. The book claims that since…

    Hardback – 2018-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education