Towards a History of Adult Education in America: The Search for a Unifying Principle

1st Edition

Harold W. Stubblefield

Routledge
Published November 23, 2018
Reference - 200 Pages
ISBN 9781138359994 - CAT# K396188
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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Summary

Originally published in 1988 this book examines the work of the first generation adult education theorists and the traditions that their work helped establish. They debated the issues, aims and content of adult education programmes and began to explore the often difficult relationship between social expectations and the potential of education. As well as providing an authoritative history during a period of rapid social change in America, the book confirms that many of the preoccupations of the early thinkers have continued relevance today.

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