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ERIC Number: EJ1139072
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1939-4225
Silence or Sanism: A Review of the Dearth of Discussions on Mental Illness in Adult Education
Procknow, Greg
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v29 n2 p4-24 Spr 2017
This literature review engages mental illness in adult education (AE) to locate what research exists and to suggest a research agenda moving forward. This structured review located research related to mental health issues published in the conference proceedings of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) and the Adult Education Research Conference (AERC) and fourteen international AE journals. AE scholarship focused on identity construction, andragogy and classroom issues, public pedagogy, popular education and arts-based education, contesting psychiatric knowledge and sanism, and workplace.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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