The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

by Sharan B. Merriam
     
 

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This essential resource is compiled by experts in the field and contains the best, most recent previously published literature on the contemporary issues and includes trends affecting adult education. Compelling to practitioners in the field as well as useful in foundations or introductory courses on adult education, it covers topics such as social justice;

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Overview

This essential resource is compiled by experts in the field and contains the best, most recent previously published literature on the contemporary issues and includes trends affecting adult education. Compelling to practitioners in the field as well as useful in foundations or introductory courses on adult education, it covers topics such as social justice; diversity and marginalization; human resource development; lifelong learning; globalization; the role of mass media and popular culture; technology; and heath, welfare, and environment, all within the context of adult education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470873564
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
681,868
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Sharan B. Merriam is professor emeritus of adult education and qualitative research at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She is the author,coauthor, or editor of more than twenty-six books, including Learning in Adulthood, The Profession and Practice of Adult Education, and The New Update on Adult Learning Theory, all from Jossey-Bass.

André P. Grace is a professor in educational policy studies and director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services in the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He is the coauthor of Challenging the Professionalization of Adult Education -from Jossey-Bass.

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