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Review ...' aimed at scholars and practitioners in the field of adult education, presents a variety of critical adult education and lifelong learning frameworks that make 'spaces' not only for established voices but also for voices from such marginalized others as Latinos, gays and lesbians, and feminists....will appeal to social activists and adult education practitioners, members of the general public who wish to understand their underrepresented views, and adult education practitioners who seek to expand programs that attract social activists.'-Choice?... aimed at scholars and practitioners in the field of adult education, presents a variety of critical adult education and lifelong learning frameworks that make 'spaces' not only for established voices but also for voices from such marginalized others as Latinos, gays and lesbians, and feminists....will appeal to social activists and adult education practitioners, members of the general public who wish to understand their underrepresented views, and adult education practitioners who seek to expand programs that attract social activists.?-Choice.,.' aimed at scholars and practitioners in the field of adult education, presents a variety of critical adult education and lifelong learning frameworks that make 'spaces' not only for established voices but also for voices from such marginalized others as Latinos, gays and lesbians, and feminists....will appeal to social activists and adult education practitioners, members of the general public who wish to understand their underrepresented views, and adult education practitioners who seek to expand programs that attract social activists.'-Choice'A pioneering, comprehensive, and ambitious attempt to construct a new adult education theory and practice.'-Harold W. Stubblefield Professor Emeritus, Adult Learning & Human Development Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University'The importance of this book lies as much in its evolution as in its rich content...[A]n important reminder of the many voices and viewpoints which are too often ignored....In sum, this book offers the field a useful tool which can be used to foster reflection, reflexivity, critical thinking and a more informed dialogue.'-Dr. Joyce Stalker School of Education University of Waikato, New Zealand'Making Space: Merging Theory to Practice in Adult Education is an essential and timely text for educators, students, and practitioners. The critical and reflective essays contained in this book challenge the field's current perspective and engages the existing literature in a debate that is sorely needed and long absent. Sheared and Sissel have edited a book that is a breath of fresh rigorous theoretical air with chapters that are diverse in approaches and with authors who represent inclusive viewpoints.'-Juanita Johnson-Bailey Assistant Professor of Adult Education University of Georgia Read more About the Author VANESSA SHEARED is Associate Dean in the College of Education at San Francisco State University, where she has been actively involved in working with both public, community-based, and higher education programs./e She served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference for five years.PEGGY A. SISSEL was formerly Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock./e She was a former member of the Commission of Professors in Adult Education Board of Directors. Read more

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