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ERIC Number: EJ638694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0741-7136
Overcoming Alienation as the Practice of Adult Education: The Contribution of Erich Fromm to a Critical Theory of Adult Learning and Education.
Brookfield, Stephen
Adult Education Quarterly, v52 n2 p96-111 Feb 2002
Erich Fromm proposed that learning to penetrate ideological obfuscation and overcome the alienation it generates is the learning task of adulthood. He believed adult education would make people aware of ideological manipulation and prepare them for participatory democracy. His was a Marxist humanism aimed at the creation of democratic socialism. (Contains 24 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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