Adult education, lifelong learning and the end of political economy

Murphy, M. (2000) Adult education, lifelong learning and the end of political economy. Studies in the Education of Adults, 32(2), pp. 166-180.

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Abstract

Uncritical acceptance of globalization and postindustrialism leads to acceptance of lifelong learning policy as a neutral reaction to inevitable technological transformation. A structural theory of power is needed in adult education in order to reclaim lifelong learning as a force for empowerment and social change.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Murphy, Dr Mark
Authors: Murphy, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:Studies in the Education of Adults
ISSN:0266-0830

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