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  1. Adult Education & The Working Class

    Education for the Missing Millions

    By Kevin Ward, Richard Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Higher Education Volume 2

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Philip Altbach

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Higher Education for All? (RLE Edu G)

    Edited by Gordon Roderick, Michael Stephens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The rapid expansion of higher education provision, particularly in Europe and North America during the 1960s opened up for the first time the question whether everyone should have the opportunity to experience the benefits of higher university and other institutions. The contributors are economists...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education for Adults

    Volume 1 Adult Learning and Education

    Edited by Malcolm Tight

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroad, and the processes involved considered in detail. Both case studies and thematic articles have been...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Higher Education Volume 1

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Philip Altbach

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Adult Education as Theory, Practice and Research

    The Captive Triangle

    By Robin Usher, Ian Bryant

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The authors argue that the aim of research should be to improve practice through a process of critical reflection. Focusing clearly on the everyday concerns and problems of practitioners, they emphasize the importance of practical knowledge. Their definition of ‘practice’ is wide, and includes the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Handbook of Pluralist Economics Education

    Edited by Jack Reardon

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    This book provides a blueprint for those interested in teaching from a pluralist perspective, regardless of ideology. It provides educators, policy makers and students with helpful suggestions for implementing pluralism into pedagogy, by offering detailed suggestions and guidelines for...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. University Trends

    Contemporary Campus Design

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge