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  1. Learning Outside the Academy

    International Research Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Jim Gallacher, Susan Whittaker

    This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theories, Policy, and Practice of Lifelong Learning in East Asia

    Edited by Weiyuan Zhang

    As the centre of the world economy is moving to Asia, lifelong learning in Asia is attracting a great deal of attention in the educational field worldwide. Asia not only provides the largest education market, but also plays an increasingly important role in educational globalization. However, until...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Learning and Living 1790-1960

    A Study in the History of the English Adult Education Movement

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1961, the book charts the dynamics of successive phases of the adult education movement and shows the social origin and development of the ideas and attitudes of those involved with it....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge and Innovation

    A Comparative Study of the USA, the UK and Japan

    By Helen Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    This new book presents case studies from the US, the UK and Japan. Packed full of vignettes from cases studies and subscribing to a socio-cultural approach rather than the often tacit assumption that knowledge and ‘technology transfer’ is a logistical problem, this excellent volume illuminates the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Women, War, Violence and Learning

    Edited by Shahrzad Mojab

    This anthology provides fresh theorization of gendered dimensions of learning, war, and violence, with a view to offering new insights on the impact of violence on women’s learning and well being. The collection is an important contribution to emerging interdisciplinary approaches to the role and...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. World Yearbook of Education 2007

    Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers

    Edited by Lesley Farrell, Tara Fenwick

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    The 2007 edition of this respected international volume considers the challenges facing work related education arising from the rapid expansion of the global economy and the impact of this on labour markets and individual workers. Including perspectives from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Africa,...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work

    Survey and Case Study Findings

    Edited by D.W. Livingstone

    Lifelong Learning is essential to all individuals and in recent years has become a guiding principle for policy initiatives, ranging from national economic competition to issues of social cohesion and personal fulfilment. However, despite the importance of lifelong learning there is a critical...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Learning, Natural Capital and Sustainable Development

    Options for an Uncertain World

    Edited by John Foster, Stephen Gough

    This special issue of the journal Environmental Education Research addresses a topical area of importance - human behaviour towards the environment. The book explores the economic metaphor of 'natural capital' in this context arguing that the currently dominant model of sustainable development,...

    Published December 3rd 2007 by Routledge

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