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  1. Adult Learning in the Social Context

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education. The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Sociology of Adult & Continuing Education

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides a comprehensive sociological overview of adult and continuing education. It draws on all branches of sociology rather than advocating one approach. It examines the theories of all the significant sociological writers in the field such as Knowles, Marx, Freire and Gramsci and sets...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Paradoxes of Learning

    On Becoming An Individual in Society

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    As more is discovered about the powerful impact of lifelong learning on adults, educators are changing their views about how, when and where we learn. Learning is no longer defined only in the context of formal educational settings but in social context as well – including families, the workplace,...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity

    The Selected Works of Peter Jarvis

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge International Handbook of Learning

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Mary Watts

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. From Adult Education to the Learning Society

    21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Education Heritage

    This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An International Analysis

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)’s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre...

    Published October 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

    Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Learning to be a Person in Society

    By Peter Jarvis

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Routledge

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