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In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. This book addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults are engaged in? How does aging affect learning ability? The book is organized into four parts: (1) Adult Learning in Contemporary Society; (2) Adult Learning Theory and Models; (3) Newer Approaches to Adult Learning; and (4) Learning and Development. Contains references and name and subject indexes.