From Adult Education to the Learning Society: 21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education

From Adult Education to the Learning Society: 21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education

by Peter Jarvis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415509459
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/10/2012
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 – From Adult Education … Deontological Liberalism: the political philosophy of liberal adult education. To a middle ground praxis and ideology in adult education. Thematization of power, the search for common interests, and self-reflection. Adult Literacy and the Mode of Production. Against Modernity: Ghandi and adult education. Gender and the curriculum of adult education. Part 2 - …to Lifelong Education. Basil Yeaxlea and lifelong education. Lifelong education and adult education: the state of the theory. Globalization and lifelong education: reflection on some challenges for Africa. Education and work. Professional practice, learning and continuing education: an integrated perspective. Beyond legitimacy: Facing the future in distance education. Athene in academe: Women mentoring women in the academy. Education for sale: at what cost? Lifelong learning and the market place. Part 3 - …and Lifelong Learning. The concept of experiential learning and John Dewey’s theory of reflective thought and action. Adult education: a sartrean-based perspective. Making judgments as the basis for workplace learning. Being and Becoming: a student trajectory. The adulthood of Buddhahood: Buddism, lifelong learning and the education of desire. Part 4 - …to the Learning Society and Beyond. The Learning Society. Social Capital, human capital and the learning society. Lifelong learning and welfare reform. The concept and problem of public enlightenment. Adult learning for citizenship: towards a reconstruction of the social purpose tradition. Beyond lifelong learning: a call to civically responsible change.

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