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Community Development and Adult Education: Prospects for change?

Connolly, Brid (1996) Community Development and Adult Education: Prospects for change? In: Radical Learning for Liberation. MACE, Centre for Adult and Community Education, NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland, pp. 27-44.

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Abstract

This article will look at the origins of community developmnent and its role in addressing social issues such as poverty, unemployment and the unequal position of women. It will assess the part adult education plays in community development. Finally, it will consider if the current main trends in community development in Ireland succeeds in bringing about social change which is liberating rather than domesticating.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Community development; adult education, prospects for change;
Subjects: Social Sciences > Adult & Community Education
Item ID: 270
Depositing User: Suzanne Redmond Maloco
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2005
Journal or Publication Title: Radical Learning for Liberation
Publisher: MACE, Centre for Adult and Community Education, NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Refereed: Yes
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