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Publication Date: 1999
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Creating Identities of Dependency: Adult Education as a Knowledge-Power Regime.
Wilson, Arthur L.
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v18 n2 p85-93 Mar-Apr 1999
The rhetoric of lifelong learning and the learning society is really a disguise for the exercise of power. By creating dependency through the exercise of knowledge-power regimes (such as the push for professionalization), adult educators contribute directly to maintaining dominant power relations. (SK)
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