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Adult Education & The Working Class : Education for the Missing Millions.

By: Ward, Kevin.
Contributor(s): Taylor, Richard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Education: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (210 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781136628221.Subject(s): Adult education -- Great Britain -- Citizen participation | Adult education -- Great Britain | Working class -- Education (Higher) -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Adult Education & The Working Class : Education for the Missing MillionsDDC classification: 374.0086230941 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Editor's Introduction -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Problems of Inequality: the Nature of Adult Education in Britain -- Chapter 2 Responses to Unemployment -- Chapter 3 A Community-Based University Adult Education Project -- Chapter 4 Unemployed in the Community -- Chapter 5 Educational Initiatives with Trade Unions and the TUC Centres against Unemployment -- Chapter 6 Working with Women -- Chapter 7 One in Four: Who Cares? Education and Older Adults -- Chapter 8 Reflections on Research -- Chapter 9 Adult Education and the Working Class: policies, practice and future priorities for community adult education -- Index.
Summary: This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education. Secondly, the book aims to describe and analyse in some detail the community-based programme for various 'disadvantaged' working class groups that has been developed by a British Pioneer Work team concerned with adult continuing education. The methods, objectives and overall practice described in this case study are of relevance to those working in all sectors of adult and community education. This book is edited by two members of staff concerned with Pioneer Work development from the outset, and the contributors include other members of the Pioneer Work team of lecturers and researchers.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Editor's Introduction -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Problems of Inequality: the Nature of Adult Education in Britain -- Chapter 2 Responses to Unemployment -- Chapter 3 A Community-Based University Adult Education Project -- Chapter 4 Unemployed in the Community -- Chapter 5 Educational Initiatives with Trade Unions and the TUC Centres against Unemployment -- Chapter 6 Working with Women -- Chapter 7 One in Four: Who Cares? Education and Older Adults -- Chapter 8 Reflections on Research -- Chapter 9 Adult Education and the Working Class: policies, practice and future priorities for community adult education -- Index.

This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education. Secondly, the book aims to describe and analyse in some detail the community-based programme for various 'disadvantaged' working class groups that has been developed by a British Pioneer Work team concerned with adult continuing education. The methods, objectives and overall practice described in this case study are of relevance to those working in all sectors of adult and community education. This book is edited by two members of staff concerned with Pioneer Work development from the outset, and the contributors include other members of the Pioneer Work team of lecturers and researchers.

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