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Foley, Griff – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1992
Argues that humanistic approaches to group instruction make group leaders act as endlessly supportive facilitators and ignores unconscious motives and responses. Awareness of the unconscious and the depths, complexities, and ambiguities of group work can challenge and encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Educational Environment, Group Dynamics
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Foley, Griff – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1999
Adult educators must understand the political economy of capitalism, in which work organization involves control of the labor process and extraction of labor surplus. The resulting worker alienation and resistance have a learning dimension. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Capitalism, Competition, Labor Relations
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Foley, Griff – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1994
Argues that economic restructuring is a myth that masks capitalist reorganization. Demonstrates how adult education is implicated in the processes of capitalist domination and reorganization. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Capitalism, Economic Change, Role of Education