• Using the Media for Adult Basic Education book cover

    Using the Media for Adult Basic Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Kaye, Keith Harry

    Originally published in 1982 this volume examines some of the themes and issues involved in the combined use of broadcasting, distance teaching methods and local tutorial or counselling provision for adult basic education. Particular emphasis is laid on identifying means of reaching groups and…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Adult Education: International Perspectives From China book cover

    Adult Education

    International Perspectives From China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Duke

    Originally published in 1987 and now with an updated preface, this book distils and reflects upon major issues confronting adult educators worldwide. Theories, practices and systems of adult education unify the contradictions between different traditions and phases, drawing on the distinctive…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Theory and Practice in the Study of Adult Education: The Epistemological Debate book cover

    Theory and Practice in the Study of Adult Education

    The Epistemological Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry P. Bright

    Originally published in 1989, this book presents a variety of perspectives on the definition of knowledge and of adult education, by leading authors and practitioners in the study of adult education in the UK and USA. This collection of different and often contradictory views makes a detailed…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: National Development Strategies book cover

    Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education

    National Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Duke

    Originally published in 1985 this book addresses important questions about the nature and meaning of development as these concern adult education in the developing world. It contributes to the development debate as well as discussiong what part adult education can play in reducing poverty and…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Why Adults Learn: Towards a Theory of Participation in Adult Education book cover

    Why Adults Learn

    Towards a Theory of Participation in Adult Education, 1st Edition

    By Sean Courtney

    Originally published in 1992 this book looks at the phenomenon of adult education by exploring the nature of the motivation that moves people to return to school or to seek involvement inorganized learning activities. The book challenges the psychological emphasis of much research on adult learning…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Lifelong Education and International Relations book cover

    Lifelong Education and International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Ettore Gelpi

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that lifelong education has a vital part to play in fostering international political understanding. It also demonstrates how educational planners can use the concept of lifelong education to deal with some of the contradictions inherent in much of the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Towards a History of Adult Education in America: The Search for a Unifying Principle book cover

    Towards a History of Adult Education in America

    The Search for a Unifying Principle, 1st Edition

    By Harold W. Stubblefield

    Originally published in 1988 this book examines the work of the first generation adult education theorists and the traditions that their work helped establish. They debated the issues, aims and content of adult education programmes and began to explore the often difficult relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Adult Education and Socialist Pedagogy book cover

    Adult Education and Socialist Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    By Frank Youngman

    Originally published in 1986, this book was written at a time of increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education and changing employment patterns - a situation which still exists today. Then, as now, there is increased awareness that the continuing education of adults has…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Early Innovators in Adult Education book cover

    Early Innovators in Adult Education

    1st Edition

    By Huey B. Long

    Originally published in 1991 this book analyses the input of those who made important contributions to the education of adults in the USA between 1607 and 1920. Examining the historical roots of adult education the book explores commonalities among innovators such as Cotton Mather, Benjamin…

    Paperback – 2020-08-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • 130 Years of Catching Up with the West: A Comparative Perspective on Hungarian Science and Technology Policy-making Since Industrialization book cover

    130 Years of Catching Up with the West

    A Comparative Perspective on Hungarian Science and Technology Policy-making Since Industrialization, 1st Edition

    By Peter S Biegelbauer

    This title was first published in 2000:  Issues such as globalization and the fight against joblessness as well as the growth dynamics of economies in general have been linked with science and technology. Accordingly, the growing public interest in the effects of science and technology on…

    Paperback – 2020-08-17 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Autistic Children: Teaching, Community and Research Approaches book cover

    Autistic Children

    Teaching, Community and Research Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Furneaux, Brian Roberts

    Originally published in 1977. This book is a comprehensive account of the state of knowledge about autism in the 1970s. Its main emphases are the special needs of autistic children and everyday aspects of dealing with them – how to manage, teach and ‘treat’ them. As such, it will be of particular…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Special Educational Needs

  • Understanding Children with Special Needs book cover

    Understanding Children with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Stow, Lorna Selfe

    Originally published in 1989. This book is designed as an introduction to the field of special education for all those students and professionals – teachers, social workers, psychologists, medical officers, nurses, speech therapists and others – who encounter children with special needs. The…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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