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Perkinson, James W. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2012
This essay highlights a range of questions that arise when white suburban students engage urban neighborhoods of poverty and color in the United States. How can involvement in an "other" context move beyond "educational tourism"? The essay presents a pedagogical style that raises questions of the kind of socialized body one…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Suburbs, Cultural Activities, Role
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Yanow, Wendy – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2010
In the United States there is such incredible complacency about both the meaning of democracy and America's position as the great democratic nation that there is very little, if any, public debate on what is meant by democracy and what responsibilities Americans bear as a democratic nation. In response to the editors' growing recognition of the…
Descriptors: Democracy, Adult Education, Governance, Criticism
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Minter, Chris – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2001
A critique of the British model for widening participation in lifelong learning, using research from the United States, Palestine, and Singapore, identified flaws: (1) reliance on single-loop learning; (2) assumptions that blame nonparticipants instead of program inadequacies; (3) mislabeling of target groups; (4) neglect of learning trajectories;…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education. – 1982
These proceedings of a conference on research in the field of adult education contain the texts of 40 conference papers and 4 symposia. Included among the areas examined in the individual reports are the following: education participation scale factor structure and correlates for 12,000 learners, a comparative analysis of adult education research…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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Drake, St. Clair – Black Scholar, 1980
Examines the relationship between anthropology and the Black experience from the first importation of slaves to North America to the present. Discusses the role of Black anthropologists. (MK)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Black History, Black Influences, Blacks