Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    The Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution is the first of two books that disseminate new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Policy Discourses in Malaysian Education

    A nation in the making, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suseela Malakolunthu, Nagappan C. Rengasamy

    Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has become a globally-recognised industrial trading partner. With a 60% Muslim population, it also enjoys the reputation of being a moderate and peaceful nation. However, with just a short time left to realising its Vision 2020 of developed nationhood, the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11

  • Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education

    Rethinking the temporal complexity of self and society, 1st Edition

    By Michel Alhadeff-Jones

    Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education argues that by rethinking the way we relate to time, we can fundamentally rethink the way we conceive education. Beyond the contemporary rhetoric of acceleration, speed, urgency or slowness, this book provides an epistemological, historical and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Theorizing Education

  • Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry J. Kennedy, John Chi-Kin Lee

    This comprehensive handbook is the ultimate reference work, providing authoritative and international overviews of all aspects of schools and schooling in Asia. Split into 19 sections it covers curriculum, learning and assessment, private supplementary tutoring, special education, gender issues,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Adult Education and the Formation of Citizens

    A Critical Interrogation, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt, Maria Olson, Fredrik Sandberg

    Adult Education and the Formation of Citizens turns attention towards normative claims about who adults should become through education, and what capacities and skills adults need to develop to become included in society as ‘full’ citizens. Through these debates, adults are construed as not yet…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Rethinking Development

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25

  • Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This edited collection focuses on the early development, gradual evolution, and present status of distance learning and online education in the social work profession. Relevant for social work students and educators in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs, this book is an authoritative…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10

  • Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    This tenth anniversary edition of Knud Illeris’s classic 2008 text is an updated and definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, now containing additional chapters from John Hattie and Gregory Donoghue, Sharan Merriam, Gert Biesta and Carolyn Jackson. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19

  • Spaces of Political Pedagogy

    Occupy! and other radical experiments in adult learning, 1st Edition

    By Cassie Earl

    This book examines three sites of pedagogical innovation, all of which are explicitly activisms against the current political and pedagogical climate. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework including autonomous Marxism, post-anarchism, social movement theories and theories of critical pedagogy,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07

  • Philosophy of Lifelong Education

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book, first published in 1987, provides a rigorous philosophical analysis of lifelong education. The author presents his arguments simply and directly so that the book is accessible to students who are new to philosophy and adult education.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Creating Impact Through Future Learning

    The High Impact Learning that Lasts (HILL) Model, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, Mien Segers

    Organisations today operate in a fascinating world where change is constant, fast and continues to accelerate. It is the combination of evolving developments such as technological advancements, globalisation and new ways of communicating through multimedia technologies that drive us to reorganise…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15

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