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The learning society in a postmodern world : the education crisis / Kenneth Wain.

Author/Creator:
Wain, Kenneth.
Publication:
New York : P. Lang, c2004.
Series:
Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.); v. 260.
Counterpoints : studies in the postmodern theory of education ; vol. 260
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 362 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Continuing education -- Philosophy.
Adult learning.
Postmodernism and education.
Contents:
The lifelong education movement : the learning society as utopia
Death of the movement : the learning society as postmodern myth
Macintyre's educated public
Habermas, the rational society
The learning society and the third way
The politics of hope
The politics of suspicion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-350) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
0820468363 (pbk.)
OCLC:
52178936
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