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Adult Education at the Crossroads: Learning Our Way Out

Matthias Finger,José Manuel Asún
Format
Book
Published
London : Zed, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
185649750X, 1856497518 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Ivan Illich: Learning Webs, Not One-way Streets 6
  • Ivan Illich: the person 7
  • Ivan Illich: the theory 9
  • Counterproductive education and its alternative 12
  • Part I Main Historical Traditions in Adult Education 17
  • Chapter 2 UNESCO: Humanising Development through Permanent Education 19
  • Context and history of UNESCO 19
  • 'Lifelong education', or how to humanise development 22
  • Critique of education permanente 26
  • Chapter 3 Pragmatism: A Genuine American Highway 29
  • John Dewey 30
  • Dewey's anthropology of learning
  • Dewey's theory of education
  • Relevance and critique of Dewey
  • Eduard Lindeman 37
  • Experiential learning 39
  • Kurt Lewin
  • David Kolb
  • Chris Argyris and Donald Schon
  • Symbolic interactionism and adult education 47
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • Peter Jarvis
  • Jack Mezirow
  • Critique of pragmatic adult education 59
  • Chapter 4 Humanism: The Lonely Traveller on the Road to Heaven 62
  • Carl Rogers 63
  • Malcolm Knowles 66
  • Mixing humanism and pragmatism
  • Concept of 'facilitation'
  • Andragogy, not pedagogy
  • Stephen Brookfield 71
  • Critique of humanistic adult education 73
  • Chapter 5 Marxist Adult Education: Democratic Centralism or Multiple Paths to the Right Solution? 75
  • From Marxism to critical pedagogy 76
  • Marxism and education
  • Critical Theory
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Paulo Freire 79
  • Freire's context and life
  • Philosophical foundations of Freire's thinking
  • Freire's pedagogical practice
  • Critical appreciation of liberation pedagogy
  • Participatory Action Research 88
  • Context of PAR
  • PAR's philosophy, epistemology and practice
  • PAR: a critical appreciation
  • Chapter 6 Conclusion: Adult Education and Development 96
  • Adult education in Europe: emancipation and compensation 97
  • North America: Utilitarian, liberal and radical trends 98
  • Adult education in the South: accompanying development 100
  • Part II Crossroads and Dead Ends 103
  • Chapter 7 Roads Diverging 105
  • From 'development' to 'free trade': turbo-capitalism and the casino economy 106
  • Erosion of the welfare state and the rise of conflicting demands 111
  • Postmodernism: many roads to nowhere 114
  • Ecological crisis: the ultimate dead end of industrial society 119
  • Chapter 8 Transformation of Adult Education: Where Adult Education is Going--or Being Driven Towards 124
  • Privatisation 1 Me, myself and I 125
  • Adult education: customised learning for individuals
  • Adult education discourse: self-directed learning by individuals
  • Privatisation 2 Erosion of the nation-state and its implications for adult education 129
  • Instrumentalisation: learning for earning 130
  • Chapter 9 Conclusion: Dead End or Social Responsibility? 134
  • Part III Possible Ways Out 137
  • Chapter 10 Theory of Learning Our Way Out 139
  • Adult education dimension to learning our way out 140
  • Developmental dimension to learning our way out 142
  • Theoretical territory of learning our way out 144
  • Conclusion: towards an integration of the adult education and the developmental dimensions 146
  • Chapter 11 Ways Out: The Practice 149
  • Summary of challenges to learning our way out 149
  • Learning our way out of turbo-capitalism 150
  • Learning our way out of eroding politics 154
  • Learning our way out of postmodernism 157
  • Learning our way out of the ecological crisis 159
  • Chapter 12 Synthesis and Analysis 163
  • Awareness 165
  • Perspective (conceptual clarification) 166
  • Praxis 168
  • Chapter 13 Adult Education, De-institutionalisation and the Theory of Learning Our Way Out 171
  • Illich and the critique of institutionalisation 172
  • Adult education and de-institutionalisation: a research agenda 177
  • Future challenges to adult education 179.
Description
256 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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