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Forthcoming Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Apprenticeship

    International Perspectives on an Evolving Model of Learning

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Lorna Unwin

    Throughout the world, people understand the meaning of 'apprenticeship'. As a model of learning and skill formation, apprenticeship has adapted over the years to reflect changes in work, in technology, and in the types of knowledge that underpin occupational expertise. Apprenticeship serves the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan

    Edited by Kaori H. Okano

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan critically examines an aspect of education that has received little attention to date: intentional teaching and learning activities that occur outside formal schooling. In the last two decades nonformal education has rapidly increased in extent and...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Universities and Engagement

    International perspectives on higher education and lifelong learning

    Edited by John Field, Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha, Andrea Waxenegger

    Universities and Engagement is a timely and insightful book that examines what universities can contribute to their communities and economies through lifelong learning, a topic which is of increasing importance to Higher Education Institutions across the world. The book will offer an answer to the...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Career Development

    A human resource development perspective

    By Kimberly McDonald, Linda Hite

    Career Development: A Human Resource Development Perspective offers a strategic framework that demonstrates the role of career development with the human resource function. It goes beyond conventional interventions, and includes key topics such as diversity, work-life balance, and ethics....

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Liquid Learning and Educational Work

    Boundary politics in global transitions

    By Terri Seddon

    Over the last 30 years the effects of economic globalisation have transformed education and its relationship to work and everyday working lives. Market reform and the appropriation of ‘learning’ to fuel the knowledge economy produced a lifelong learning educational order, complemented by social...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Service Learning

    Engaging Host Communities

    Edited by Marianne Larsen

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    International service learning (ISL) programs are growing more popular with students looking to advance their skills and knowledge to become global citizens. While the benefits of these programs among students are well documented, little is known about the implications they have on host communities...

    To Be Published December 4th 2015 by Routledge