Self-construction and Social Transformation : Lifelong, Lifewide and Life-Deep Learning
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The transformation that is aspired to in this book necessitates improved social conditions to enable personal and intrinsically social demands and aspirations to be met. The intersection of personal and social demands represents a perennial challenge: to find creative ways to negotiate the tension between constituencies that are local and global, personal and social, male and female, young and old. In his discussion of transformation as a goal in education and learning, the author draws on a vast array of sources and ideas – philosophical, sociological, educational and cultural – to make his argument that all aspects of life and learning need to be viewed as intricately connected. He insightfully engages with the literature on work, health, aging, popular education, literacy and gender to advance the notion that the integration of a learning agenda.