ERIC Number: ED451353
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Publication Date: 2000
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Adult Education and Social Responsibility: Reconciling the Irreconcilable? 2nd Revised Edition. Studies in Pedagogy, Andragogy and Gerontagogy, Vol. 36.
Wildemeersch, Danny, Ed.; Finger, Matthias, Ed.; Jansen, Theo, Ed.
In this book, 16 authors from Europe, Africa, and the United States reflect on the transformations that are currently taking place in the field of adult and continuing education. The 12 chapters are "Reconciling the Irreconcilable? Adult and Continuing Education Between Personal Development, Corporate Concerns, and Public Responsibility" (Matthias Finger, Theo Jansen, Danny Wildemeersch); "Modern Field and Post-Modern Moorland: Adult Education Bound for Glory or Bound and Gagged" (Richard Edwards, Robin Usher); "The Education of Adults as a Social Movement: A Question for Late Modern Society" (Peter Jarvis); "Flexibilization or Career Identity?" (Frans Meijers, Gerard Wijers); "Different Views on Literacy" (Max van der Kamp, Laurenz Veendrick); "Learning for Sustainable Development: Examining Life World Transformation Among Farmers" (Joke Vandenabeele, Danny Wildemeersch); "In Defense of Education as Problematization: Some Preliminary Remarks on a Strategy of Disarmament" (Jan Masschelein); "Adult Education and Training in the Framework of Reconstruction and Development in South Africa" (Astrid von Kotze); "The Transformation of Community Education" (Ruud van der Veen); "Civil Society as Theory and Project: Adult Education and the Renewal of Global Citizenship" (Michael Welton); "Empowerment and Social Responsibility in the Learning Society" (Cees A. Klaassen); and "Reframing Reflectivity in View of Adult Education for Social Responsibility" (Theo Jansen, Matthias Finger, Danny Wildemeersch). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Citizenship Education, Community Education, Conceptual Tempo, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Labor Education, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Needs Assessment, Social Action, Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium; Canada; France; Netherlands; South Africa; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States