An authoritative overview of the present state of the field of adult and continuing education
Drawing at the contributions of 75 leading authors within the field, this 2010 Edition of the respected Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education provides adult education scholars, program administrators, and teachers with an outstanding foundation for understanding the current guiding beliefs, practices, and tensions faced within the field, in addition to a basis for developing and refining their very own approaches to their work and scholarship.
Offering expanded discussions within the areas of social justice, technology, and the global dimensions of adult and continuing education, the Handbook continues the tradition of previous volumes with discussions of up to date theories, current forms and contexts of practice, and core processes and functions. Insightful chapters examine adult and continuing education as it relates to gender and sexuality, race, our aging society, class and place, and disability.
- Expanded coverage of social justice, the affect of technology, and the global dimensions of adult and continuing education provides a useful update on theories and practices within the field as they have got evolved all over the last decade.
An invaluable introductory overview and synthesis of key aspects of the field of practice and scholarship acquaints new readers to the field
- The centrality of social justice in adult and continuing education is addressed in a new section.
- The broader global context of up to date adult and continuing education is covered in a final section.