Adult Education in Neoliberal Times: Policies, Philosophies and Professionalism

Adult Education in Neoliberal Times: Policies, Philosophies and Professionalism

by Marion Bowl

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319845128
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/20/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author


Marion Bowl is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has over 30 years’ experience developing, managing and researching adult and community education practice and policy in the UK, West Africa and New Zealand.

Table of Contents


PART I. Historical and Political Contexts for Adult Education.- Chapter 1. From Adult Education to Lifelong Learning: A Changing Global Landscape.- Chapter 2. England and New Zealand: Two National Contexts for Adult Education.- Chapter 3. Professionalism, Professionalisation and Continuing Professional Development in the Adult Education Arena. PART II. Adult Educators' Working Lives Researched.- Chapter 4. Researching Perspectives on Adult Education Policy and Practice.- Chapter 5. A ‘Non-Career’: Occupational Identities and Career Trajectories.- Adult Educator Philosophies and Values.- Chapter 7. Confronting the Dilemmas: Accommodation and Resistance.- Chapter 8. The Bigger Picture: Strategy and Advocacy.- Chapter 9. Lessons for Neoliberal Times.

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