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ERIC Number: EJ495846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0741-7136
Why Social Movements Matter: Adult Education Theory, Cognitive Praxis, and the Creation of Knowledge.
Holford, John
Adult Education Quarterly, v45 n2 p95-111 Win 1995
A new view of social movements theorizes that they generate new knowledge through cognitive praxis. Because adult education is itself a social movement, this perspective can assist in analyzing its evaluation as well as pointing out a way to reestablish adult education's emphasis on social change. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Knowledge Creation; Praxis; Social Movements