Adult Education Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-07-26
    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

  • Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

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

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

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

  • Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Law, Michael Hoey

    Internationalisation of the contemporary university has become a pervasive and powerful development theme during the past three decades. In many countries, higher education is now a major export industry. The UK has longstanding experience of overseas student recruitment, international partnerships…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorčič Špolar

    Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term ‘education’ in favour of ‘learning’. Bringing together contributions from experienced as well as younger scholars, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education, 1st Edition

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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