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Author Edwards, Richard, 1956 July 2-

Title Changing places : flexibility, lifelong learning, and a learning society / Richard Edwards.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  373.941 EDWA    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-206) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Waiting for the post? -- 2. Everything must change? -- 3. Boundaries, field and moorland -- 4. Flexible friends? -- 5. Professionals, activists, entrepreneurs -- 6. The/a learning society?
Summary Flexibility has become central to much policy and academic debate: individuals, organizations and societies are becoming more flexible in order to participate in the ongoing processes of lifelong learning. "Changing Places" explores how the learning society has developed in recent years, challenges contemporary trends, explores the uncertainty and ambivalence of the processes of change, and suggests different forms of engagement with them. This is an important text for policy makers, workplace trainers and those working in the field of adult, further and higher education.
Subject Continuing education -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Adult education -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Postmodernism and education -- Great Britain.
Distance education -- Great Britain.
Open learning -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0415153395
0415153409 (paperback)