Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: National Development Strategies

1st Edition

Chris Duke

Published November 23, 2018
Reference - 266 Pages
ISBN 9781138348523 - CAT# K395001
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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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.

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