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ERIC Number: ED330888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Pages: 296
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-9587728-3-5
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Participative Design for Participative Democracy.
Emery, Merrelyn, Ed.
This four-part volume addresses design principles for introducing democratic forms in workplaces, educational institutions, and social institutions, based on a trend toward participative democracy in Australia. Following an introduction, part I sets the context with two papers: "The Agenda for the Next Wave" and "Educational Paradigms: An Epistemological Revolution." Part II, Participative Design at the Organizational Level, includes "The Light on the Hill '88--'Skill Formation' or 'Democratization of Work'"; "Participative Design: Work and Community Life"; "Further Learnings about Participative Design"; "Matching Effectivities to Affordances in the Design of Jobs"; "Laissez Faire vs. Democratic Groups"; and "Getting to Grips with the Great 'Small Group' Conspiracy." In part III, Democracy throughout the System, the following articles are included: "Towards Real Democracy"; "Adaptive Systems for Our Future Governance"; "Industry Councils--Comments on One Aspect of the Jackson Report"; and "The Jury System and Participative Democracy." Part IV discusses participative democracy in education and contains the following papers: "An Inadequate Dichotomy: 'Structured' vs. 'Unstructured' Learning"; "A Training Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Search Conferences"; "Multisearches"; "An Alternative General Studies Curriculum: A Description, Results and Evaluation"; and "Participation and Self Management in Course, Workshop and Conference Design: Principles and Methods." The book's contributors are Merrelyn Emery, Fred Emery, and Allan Davies. (NLA)
Centre for Continuing Education, Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601 ($25.00 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Australian National Univ., Canberra. Centre for Continuing Education.
Identifiers: Australia