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Making space : merging theory and practice in adult education

Author: Vanessa Sheared; Peggy A Sissel
Publisher: Westport, CT : Bergin & Garvey, 2001.
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A study of the sociological and political implications of adult education and adult learning theories and practices through the lens of race, class, gender, language, culture, and sexual orientation.

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Building on new, emerging perspectives, Making Space examines the phenomenon of adult learning through multiple voices and promotes a critical analysis of the functions, structures, and activities that have perpetuated the silence and invisibility of marginalized groups in the field of adult education.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Making space.
Westport, CT : Bergin & Garvey, 2001
(DLC) 00057928
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Sheared; Peggy A Sissel
ISBN: 0313002894 9780313002892 0897896009 9780897896009 0897896017 9780897896016
OCLC Number: 50321672
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 359 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Phyllis M. Cunningham --
Opening the gates : reflections on power, hegemony, language, and the status quo / Peggy A. Sissel, Vanessa Sheared --
Incorporating postmodernist perspectives into adult education / David F. Hemphill --
Challenging adult learning : a feminist perspective / Daniele D. Flannery, Elisabeth Hayes --
Talking about whiteness : "adult learning principles" and the invisible norm / Sue Shore --
An invisible presence, silenced voices : African Americans in the adult education professoriate / Sherwood E. Smith, Scipio A.J. Colin III --
The African American market woman : her past, our future / Cheryl A. Smith --
Creating an intellectual basis for friendship : practice and politics in a white women's study group / Jane M. Hugo --
Northern philanthropy's ideological influence on African American adult education in the rural south / Bernadine S. Chapman --
Struggling to learn, learning to struggle : workers, workplace learning, and the emergence of human resource development / Fred M. Schied --
The role of adult education in workplace ageism / Su fen Liu, Frances Rees --
Communities in the classroom : critical reflections on adult education in an Appalachian community / Mary Beth Bingman, Connie White with Amelia R.B. Kirby --
Education, incarceration, and the marginalization of women / Irene C. Baird --
Adult basic education : equipped for the future or for failure? / Donna Amstutz --
Teaching as political practice / Ruth Bounous --
African American women of inspiration / Angela Humphrey Brown --
Through the eyes of a Latina : professional women in adult education / Rosita Lopez Marcano --
By my own eyes : a story of learning and culture / Lynette Harper, "Mira" --
Using queer cultural studies to transgress adult educational space / Andre P. Grace --
Feminist perspectives on adult education : constantly shifting identities in constantly changing times / Elizabeth J. Tisdell --
Between a rock and a hard place : confronting who "we" are / Merilyn Childs --
Technologies of learning and work : disciplining the self / John Garrick, Nicky Solomon --
The political economy of adult education : implications for practice / Jorge Jeria --
What does research, resistance, and inclusion mean for adult education practice? A reflective response / Vanessa Sheared, Peggy A. Sissel.
Responsibility: edited by Vanessa Sheared and Peggy A. Sissel.

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