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ERIC Number: ED475336
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 380
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ISBN: ISBN-3-631-36174-2
ISSN: ISSN-0934-3695
The Rise and Fall of Adult Education Institutions and Social Movements: Proceedings of the International Conference on the History of Adult Education (7th, Dundee, Scotland, July 12-16, 1998). Studies in Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Gerontagogy.
Cooke, Anthony, Ed.; MacSween, Ann, Ed.
This book, which focuses on the relationship between adult education institutions and social movements, contains 31 papers originally presented at a 1998 conference on the history of adult education. Following an Introduction (Cooke), the papers are: Mobilisation, Popular Participation and Sustainable Development: Themes in the Recent History of Adult Education in Poor Countries" (Brown); "Social Movements and Adult Education in a Cross-Cultural Perspective" (Hake); "Historical Reasons for the Rise and Fall of European Adult Education Institutions and Social Movements" (Poggeler); "Adult Education Institutions Within the Context of Political Change" (Popovik); "The Challenge of Modernisation: Education and Adult Education Policy in Hungary, 1950 to the Present" (Petho); "People's Universities, University Extension and Folk High Schools in Slovenia" (Jug); "The Development of Adult Education in Croatia, 1820 to 1990" (Lavrnja, Klapan); "A Continuity of Purpose? Education and the South Wales Miners" (Francis, Trotman); "REVAG An Association for the Social and Cultural Education of Miners" (Paape, Putz); "Adult Education Movements in Finnish Universities from 1870 to the Present" (Sivonen); "Five Decades of Adult Education at University College Cork, 1948-1998: From Roman Catholic Social Reconstruction to Community Partnerships and Empowerment" (O'Fathaigh, O'Sullivan); "Alternative Living, Alternative Learning: The Grith Fyrd Movement in England in the 1930s" (Field); "Mediating an Institutional and Professional Identity between Reich and Region: The Thuringian Association of Folk High Schools in the Weimar Republic 1919-1933" (Haase); "The Legacy of Mansbridge Down Under: the WEA (Workers Educational Association) in New South Wales 1913-1953" (Dymock); "Education for Women in Late Victorian Dundee" (Spackman, Paul); "The Relationship Between Adult Education as a Social Movement and the Women's Movement with Particular Reference to South Wales" (Elliot); "Non Aligned Popular Education versus National Socialism: the Decline of The Thuringian Folk High School 1930-1933" (Meilhammer); "The Rise and Fall of the Community School Society in Poland 1891-1939" (Aleksander); "The Protestant Academy of Thuringia Idea and Reality in a Totalitarian Context" (Nagel); "The Relationship between Adult Education Movements and Existing Social, Political and Economic Systems: The University Workers' Movement in Sri Lanka" (Wijetunga); "The Rise and Fall of the Public Understanding of Science" (Counihan); "Scotland and the 1919 Report (Cooke); Technical and Vocational a Challenge to the Hegemony of Adult Liberal Education?" (Merricks); "Ivory Tower or Wasted Asset? Why did Residential Adult Education Fail to Take Root in Scotland?" (Ducklin, Wallace); "A Policy Initiative: the Advisory Council for Adult and Continuing Education, 1977-1983" (Small); "The Australian Association of Adult and Community Education: The Evolution of an Adult Education Movement" (Stehlik); "The Development of Distance Education in Iran" (Alimohammadi); "Training Interventions for the Unemployed in Bremen, Germany, and Dundee, Scotland" (Sporing); "The Adult Education Movement for Literacy in South Korea Since 1945" (Lee); "Adult Education Development in Hong Kong Since the War" (Mok); "The Development of Adult Education and Its Training Institutions in Hungary Since 1989" (Nemeth). All of the papers contain bibliographies, some of them substantial. (AJ)
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Croatia; Finland; Germany; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iran; Ireland; Poland; Slovenia; South Korea; Sri Lanka; United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Scotland); United Kingdom (Wales)