From a “Student” to a Lifelong “Consumer” of Education?

From a “Student” to a Lifelong “Consumer” of Education?

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Siivonen, Päivi
From a “Student” to a Lifelong “Consumer” of Education? Constructions of Educability in Adult Students’ Narrative Life Histories
Finnish Educational Research Association
Kasvatusalan tutkimuksia – Research in Educational Sciences 47
Jyväskylä 2010, 331 pp.


This book examines socially constructed interpretations on who benefit from education and who should be educated and how. It is for all those interested in adult education, sociology of education, social psychological research on educability as well as narrative, life history and feminist studies. It offers a critical view on lifelong learning as well as new insights into scarcely researched general upper secondary school for adults.

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ISBN 978-952-5401-49-3
ISSN 1458-1094