Adult Education in Neoliberal Times: Policies, Philosophies by Marion Bowl

By Marion Bowl

This publication explores the realities of grownup schooling perform within the present political and economic system. With a specific specialise in reading the impact of the multitude of alterations in coverage and philosophy over the last 30 years, the ebook explores how the values and profession expectancies of grownup educators were affected, and considers the consequences for grownup schooling as a box perform. in addition to exploring the wider foreign photo, the e-book attracts at the findings of contemporary examine into grownup and neighborhood schooling practitioners’ views in case examine nations – England and Aotearoa/New Zealand – to demonstrate how neighborhood contexts and cultures, in addition to international tendencies, effect  on the constitution and supplier of grownup schooling. by means of providing the views of grownup educators, whose voices were rather absent from the hot literature, this e-book supplies a distinct perception into how their paintings has been adversely stricken by investment and coverage pressures in an more and more insecure academic surroundings, and analyses their responses to the contradictions among their expert values and the expectancies put upon them through coverage and investment adjustments. will probably be of serious curiosity to scholars and researchers operating in schooling and Sociology, and also will make compelling interpreting for policy-makers.

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