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Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education


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This series presents the works of established and emerging scholars on the latest research and practices in the field of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education.

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Further Education, Professional and Occupational Pedagogy: Knowledge and Experiences

Further Education, Professional and Occupational Pedagogy: Knowledge and Experiences

1st Edition

Sai Loo
September 10, 2018

The further education (and skills) sector in England has been viewed as a backwater of educational research compared to the other sectors. This comparative lack of research and related publications may be due in part to the huge diversity of the sector. Further Education, Professional and...

How Non-Permanent Workers Learn and Develop: Challenges and Opportunities

How Non-Permanent Workers Learn and Develop: Challenges and Opportunities

1st Edition

Helen Bound, Karen Evans, Sahara Sadik, Annie Karmel
July 26, 2018

How Non-Permanent Workers Learn and Develop is an empirically based exploration of the challenges and opportunities non-permanent workers face in accessing quality work, learning, developing occupational identities and striving for sustainable working lives. Based on a study of 100 non-permanent...

Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century

Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century

1st Edition

Marcella Milana
June 28, 2018

Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century examines public policy developments in adult education, exploring the policy framing of adult education practice in a range of socio-cultural contexts, and contributing to the development of policy research from...

Adult Education and the Formation of Citizens: A Critical Interrogation

Adult Education and the Formation of Citizens: A Critical Interrogation

1st Edition

Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt, Maria Olson, Fredrik Sandberg
May 03, 2018

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...

Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A co-research paradigm

Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A co-research paradigm

1st Edition

Tess Maginess
December 21, 2017

Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people’s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research...

UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History

UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History

1st Edition

Maren Elfert
September 07, 2017

With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO’s educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO’s humanistic worldview and the pressures placed on the...

Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

1st Edition

Vicky Duckworth
November 30, 2016

Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types...

Life and Learning of Korean Artists and Craftsmen: Rhizoactivity

Life and Learning of Korean Artists and Craftsmen: Rhizoactivity

1st Edition

Dae Joong Kang
May 08, 2015

This book brings out the need for lifelong learning theory and explores how it is possible from a postmodern perspective. The book uses life history that has gained its popularity in social science research to overcome the dichotomy between individual and society or between agency and structure....

Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

1st Edition

Mary Ann Maslak
November 06, 2014

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...

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