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ERIC Number: EJ610906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
Knowing "Now," Learning Futures. The Politics and Knowledge Practices of Vocational Education and Training.
Butler, Elaine
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v19 n4 p322-41 Jul-Aug 2000
Critically examines the emerging dominance of vocationalism in education, supported by discourses of globalization and the "Risk Society." Analyzes "knowledge games" in vocational education and practices that seek to train workers to perform as economic/productive units in the marketplace. Urges development of creative, sustainable knowledge practices. Contains 83 references. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia