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  • Working and Educating for Life

    Feminist and International Perspectives on Adult Education, 1st Edition

    By Mechthild Hart

    Originally published in 1992, this book presents an alternative view of adult education. The author moves the analysis from the usual focus in adult education literature on skills and skill deficitys, and concentrates instead on the educational potential of work itself. By linking issues of gender…

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

  • Self-direction in Adult Learning

    Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ralph G. Brockett, Roger Hiemstra

    Originally published in 1991, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive synthesis of developments, issues and practices related to a self-direction in learning. it presents strategies for facilitating self-directed learning as an instructional method and for enhancing learner…

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

  • Education for Young Adults

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Evans, Ian Haffenden

    Originally published in 1991, this book gives international coverage of opportunities in youth development and education from a unique comparative angle. The book is split into two parts: the first focusses on the former USSR, Europe and North America, setting the issues within the wider context of…

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

  • Training Educators of Adults

    The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brookfield

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides perspective on conceptualisations of adult education in the late 20th century, the range of providing agencies and the varying orientations towards defining the role of the adult educator. It draws together and contextualises a selection of the most…

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

  • Learning Networks in Adult Education

    Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fordham, Geoff Poulton, Lawrence Randle

    Originally published in 1979, this book reports on a 3 year action research programme (The New Communities Project) which aimed in increase working-class participation in adult education. Basing their argument on the work of the Project, the authors contend that adult education must begin with the…

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

  • Post-Education Society

    Recognising Adults as Learners, 1st Edition

    By Norman Evans

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that to make sense any attempt to improve the situation must take account of what we now know about adult growth and development, accepting as an operational imperative that it is as problematic and turbulent as childhood. The book claims that since…

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

  • 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, 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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