Living In A Learning Society: Life-Histories, Identities And Education (Knowledge, Identity and School Life)
- Publish Date: 1996-02-03
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ari Antikainen;Jarmo Houtsonen;Juha Kauppila;Hannu Huotelin
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This text discusses the meaning of education through an examination of life paths, identities and significant learning experiences. Looking at education over three generations of war and scant education; of structural change and increasing educational opportunities; and of social well-being and wide educational choice the book examines a variety of questions.; The book demonstrates how the synthesis of social and cultural interpretations of education forms four groups: resource, status, conformity and individualism. The implications to education policy in late-modern or postmodern society are also discussed.