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Adult Education in War and Peace, 1914–1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the late summers of 1914 and 1939 the Oxford Delegacy found itself planning for a new academic year as war was declared. Peripatetic educational programmes, administratively complex and dependent ... More


Education as Politics

Marc Stears

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the development of the adult education movement in Britain and the United States and challenges the prevailing scholarly orthodoxy that asserts that the pluralists and ... More


The End of the Tradition: Oxford and Adult Education since 1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Writing the history of university adult education after 1945 is considerably more difficult than doing it for any preceding period. In recent decades the ideals of the movement have become less ... More


Adult Education and ‘Left-Leavisism’

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Working from the huge archive of the Oxford extra-mural network and the previous untapped resource of the Richard Hoggart archive at the University of Sheffield, Chapter 5 examines the heyday of ... More


Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Lawrence Goldman

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a history of university adult education since its origins in the mid-Victorian period. It focuses on the University of Oxford, which came to lead the movement for adult and working-class ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the history of the relationship between the University of Oxford and adult education since the mid-19th century. It thus explores one of the less well-known aspects of the ... More


The Church—A School of Wisdom? 1

Nicholas Lash

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by attempting to indicate something of what is and is not entailed in pleading for that fundamental transformation of understanding and imagination which would enable us to ... More


English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Christopher Hilliard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a history of the most influential movement in modern British literary criticism. F. R. Leavis and his collaborators on the Cambridge journal Scrutiny in the 1920s and 1930s demonstrated ... More


Adult Learning Principles and Pension Participant Behavior

Barry G. Sheckley and Victor Saliterman

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that employee education programs founded on research-based principles of how adults learn best can improve participants’ investment decisions, and in turn retirement security. A ... More


Sources of radicalism

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Working class writing and publishing workshops had their origins in the counter cultural trends of the late 1960s. By the 1970s they engaged with urban communities where there was a strong class ... More


Adult Education

Philip Silva and Shelby Gull Laird

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines opportunities for developing urban environmental education experiences for adults. It first considers the core ideas of three influential adult education scholars—Paulo Freire, ... More


Sociology and the Catholic social movement in an independent Irish state

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

in Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

A key reason why the Irish Catholic social movement failed to realize its project of reconstruction was because a conservative Hierarchy baulked at the radicalism of some of its proposals. Critiques ... More


Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Tom Woodin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is a unique study of working class writing and community publishing. It evaluates the largely unexamined history of the emergence and development of working class writing and publishing ... More


Growth in GED Testing

John Eric Humphries

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The analysis presented in this book shows that the GED credential provides little or no economic benefit for most. How can one reconcile the large number of dropouts who take the GED test despite ... More


Epilogue

Marc Stears

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From the immediate aftermath of World War I into the early 1920s, the nationalist progressives suggested a series of ideas for far-reaching reform. None of these measures succeeded. Their efforts to ... More


History, citizenship and co-operative education, c. 1895–1930

Keith Vernon

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter analyses a series of issues around the nature and place of history and citizenship within formal co-operative education in the early twentieth century. It begins with a consideration of ... More


Akshara Keralam to Akshara Bharatham

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter compares and contrasts the Indian Total Literacy Campaigns of the late1980s and early 1990s with similar campaigns in India and elsewhere as well as with the previous centre-based ... More


Reflective Learning

Nic Hughes

in Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The belief that a process of reflection can turn experience into learning originates in the world of adult education and in the last two decades has also permeated health and social care education ... More


María del Carmen Mendoza Rangel (Mariacarmen Mendoza), 1998: Interviewed by Bertha Mary Rodríguez Villa

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Mariacarmen Mendoza, a leader in Mexican social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the ... More


Conclusion: A Bibliographical Essay

Vigen Guroian

in Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152647
eISBN:
9780199849192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152647.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There is no single solution to the moral crisis of childhood in our culture. This chapter includes personal experiences of the author of this book who runs an adult education classes. The parents, ... More


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