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  • East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Work Process Knowledge

    By Nicholas Boreham, Martin Fischer

    Work Process Knowledge brings together the findings of twenty-four leading researchers on new forms of work and the demands these place on workers' knowledge and skill. Their findings, based on a new set of investigations in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries, identify the kinds…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Human Activity, Social Practices and Lifelong Education

    Francophone Perspectives

    Edited by Marc Durand

    This volume presents a scientific and practical trend in lifelong education, which focuses on "human activity". This trend is particularly apparent in French speaking countries where a seminal tradition of ergonomics, born in the middle of the 20th century, produced studies about work and workers’…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge

  • Participation in Community Work

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Anne Karin Larsen, Vishanthie Sewpaul, Grete Oline Hole

    Participation is a key community work method and this text critically engages with its theoretical and conceptual underpinnings before drawing on international examples and perspectives. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, this book will challenge and inspire all those…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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