Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: National Development Strategies

Duke, C. (Ed.) (2018) Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: National Development Strategies. Series: Routledge library editions: adult education. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781138348523

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Originally published in 1985 this book addresses important questions about the nature and meaning of development as these concern adult education in the developing world. It contributes to the development debate as well as discussiong what part adult education can play in reducing poverty and inequality. It consists of 7 case studies by adult educators and researchers involved in adult education programmes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The introductory, linking and concluding sections draw out and highlight common issues and themes leading to conclusions about the potential of large-scale, mainly governmental, adult education programmes to effect social change.

Item Type:Edited Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Duke, Professor Chris
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education

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