ERIC Number: EJ877405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Who Runs This Place Anyway?
Adults Learning, v20 n1 p13-15 Sep 2008
The new empowerment White Paper, "Communities in Control: Real people, Real Power," was published in July. This article sets the White Paper in the context of the Government's rapidly developing empowerment agenda for England, reviews its key themes, and examines the views of its critics. In particular, the author examines critically what kind of empowerment is being promoted and supported, and what opportunities it affords for a community-based adult learning that is more liberating than domesticating.
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Empowerment, Community Education, Access to Education, Lifelong Learning, Participation, Government Role
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)