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Cultivating Critical Thinking: An Interview with Stephen Brookfield
Abstract: "An interview with Stephen Brookfield, professor of Higher and Adult Education at the University of Columbia-New York, is presented."
Exploring The Connections Between Adult and Management Education
Abstract: " In this interview, Stephen Brookfield responds to questions from Thomas Kalliath and Marilyn Laiken on a range of topics, including connections between adult education and management education, lifelong learning, team learning, organizational and workplace learning, and corporate social responsibility."
Racializing the Discourse of Adult Education
Abstract: "In this article, Stephen Brookfield explores the "unproblematized Eurocentrism" that characterizes contemporary adult education in light of Herbert Marcuse's perspectives on repressive tolerance."
Reassessing Subjectivity, Criticality, and Inclusivity: Marcuse's Challenge to Adult Education
Abstract: " This article seeks to insert the ideas of Herbert Marcuse, the Frankfurt school critical theorist, into adult educational discourse."
Repositioning Ideology Critique in a Critical Theory of Adult Learning
Abstract: "The article concludes with a warning for critical theory to be on guard against its own assification and entombment by engaging with the pragmatist spirit."
Abstract: "Leading democratically means viewing leadership as a process and function, not a positional responsibility. It involves trusting the extraordinary knowledge of ordinary people and working to ensure that those affected by decisions have the most powerful voices in those decisions and have access to all relevant knowledge."
Foundations of Critical Theory
Abstract: "The article provides information about the importance of critical theory in terms of developing human resources."
Overcoming Alienation as the Practice of Adult Education: The Contribution of Erich Fromm to a Critical Theory of Adult Learning and Education
Abstract: "Erich Fromm’s analysis of the commodification of contemporary life, his description of automaton conformity, and his call for the overcoming of alienation represent important, though ignored, elements of the critical tradition that have great resonance for the practice of adult education."
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