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  1. Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas – reading, writing, and...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2012 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Life, Work and Learning

    By David Beckett, Paul Hager

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In both paid and unpaid work contexts adults learn powerfully from their experiences. In this book, the authors argue that this should be the basis for a new perception of what is truly educational in life. Drawing on the works of Aristotle, Wittgenstein and Russell, along with contemporary...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Learning Opportunities for Adults

    Edited by Trevor Corner

    Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries....

    Published April 5th 1990 by Routledge

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