ERIC Number: ED475336
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Cooperation, Context Effect, Continuing Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Democracy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Empowerment, Extension Education, Folk Schools, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Identification (Psychology), Institutions, Job Training, Liberal Arts, Literacy, Mining, Nontraditional Education, Political Attitudes, Politics, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Religious Education, Residential Institutions, Role of Education, Social Action, Social Change, Social Control, Social Environment, Social History, Sociocultural Patterns, Sociolinguistics, Technical Education, Theories, Transformative Learning, Unemployment, Universities, Womens Education, Womens History, World Views
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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)