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  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    This is the third edition of Peter Jarvis' classic textbook, Adult and Continuing Education, which established itself as the most widely used and respected book about education for adults today. In this new edition, the author has made extensive revisions and included substantial additional material to take account of the many changes that have... more...

  • Democracy, Lifelong Learning and the Learning Societyby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95

    This is a book with a difference: it produces a completely new perspective on lifelong learning and the learning society and locates them within humanity itself. Five themes run through this book: Humankind has always been aware of the imperfections of human society: as a consequence, it has looked back to a mythological past and forward... more...

  • Paradoxes of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    As more is discovered about the powerful impact of lifelong learning on adults, educators are changing their views about how, when and where we learn. Learning is no longer defined only in the context of formal educational settings but in social context as well ? including families, the workplace, and religious and political groups. This book explores... more...

  • The Sociology of Adult & Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comprehensive sociological overview of adult and continuing education. It draws on all branches of sociology rather than advocating one approach. It examines the theories of all the significant sociological writers in the field such as Knowles, Marx, Freire and Gramsci and sets them in the broader intellectual context. It also... more...

  • Adult Learning in the Social Contextby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education . The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed their own learning experiences. more...

  • Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UKby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)?s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken by some of the world?s leading scholars. It provides... more...

  • The Age of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    A multidisciplinary analysis of learning in contemporary society. It analyzes both the meaning and the place of these strands that make up modern education and offers an overview of the part they play in the work of all educators, trainers, teachers and course developers. more...

  • Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernityby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Professor Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance... more...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Adult Education and the Stateby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 185.00

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...