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  • Transitions from Education to Work

    Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, John Burgess

    Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generation differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Transformative Learning in African-American Adult Education

    Religion, Health, and Permeated Learning as a New Model of Adult Learning, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Redwine

    By exploring how the religious beliefs, scientific knowledge, and social surroundings of African-American sufferers of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) impacts their understanding of the condition, this book develops a new model of effective adult learning. Presenting the findings of rigorous…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Adult Education in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carman St John Hunter, Martha McKee Keehn

    Originally published in 1985. China is currently making a massive effort to educate its workforce in a formal and structured system. A good deal has been written about China’s attempts, since 1949, to eradicate illiteracy and to universalise primary and secondary school education but the subject of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Improving Competitiveness through Human Resource Development in China

    The Role of Vocational Education, 1st Edition

    By Min Min, Ying Zhu

    This book looks at the development of vocational education and training in China and how it is crucial to human resource development and improving competitiveness. It briefly outlines the contextual issues related to vocational education and training in China, the importance of vocational…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Identity and Resistance in Further Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Rob Smith

    In recent years, Further Education has reached a crossroads, with questions being asked about its function, aims and focus, as well as querying the role of the FE teacher, the key aspects of the curriculum and which values should inform FE pedagogy. Identity and Resistance in Further Education…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?, 1st Edition

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Adult Learning

    The Role of Theory in Informing Practice, 4th Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The fourth edition of Psychology and Adult Learning has been thoroughly updated to encompass shifts in the concerns of adult educators as they respond to changing global social and economic issues. It examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women

    Education, Emancipation and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Taeko Takayanagi

    Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, Policy and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education

    Breaking the Cycle of Racialization, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Paul Westbrook

    Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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