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The Social Context of Adult Learning in Africa

  • February 2005

This book examines how adult education is influenced by and has an influence on the society in which it takes place. It presents a clear analysis of the development challenges and sociological realities of the adult education context, which is essential if educators are to help African countries and communities achieve their developmental goals. The ten chapters in this book address the following issues as they impact on adult education: development and social change; community; rate, ethnicity and religion; social class and gender; empowerment; democracy; health and HIV/AIDS; poverty and debt; globalisation and the environment.

  • Author/Editor: Indabawa, Sabo; Mpofu, Stanley
  • The Social Context of Adult Learning in Africa
  • UIL, 2005
  • ISBN
    92-820-1119-4
  • Available in: English