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Educazione in età adulta

Ricerche, politiche, luoghi e professioni
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  • Paolo Federighi,

This volume shows the outcome of a series of meetings and seminars which, on several levels, contributed to the construction of the International Conference La ricerca sull’Educazione in età Adulta nelle università italiane held at the University of Florence on the 23rd and 24th November 2017. The different contributions have tried to answer the question on the origin and development of adult education in Italy within academic contexts. What does it mean to work in this research field? The interviewed directors have reflected on a number of research approaches and have reconstructed the variety of theories, models and authors which outlined the development of this discipline in Italy over the last fifty years. Among the covered topics are: increasing the educational quality of the workplace, understanding the education incorporated in the workplace, studying the aims of education in formal and informal contexts. This has led to a new and original theme, which had however not been touched by the Italian academic literature, namely the question of inequalities and relative poverty, two important phenomena for understanding the development of future societies.

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Paolo Federighi

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-5041-7443

Paolo Federighi is Full Professor of Adult Education at the University of Florence, where he has been teaching since 1972. From the 1980s to the present day, he has collaborated with the Directorate General for Education and Culture (DGEAC) of the European Commission, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), UNESCO, the Council of Europe and the Tuscany Regional Authority as an education policy expert. He is the author of over 150 essays and volumes, some of which have been translated into various languages.
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Book Title

Educazione in età adulta

Book Subtitle

Ricerche, politiche, luoghi e professioni

Editors

Paolo Federighi

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

422

Publication Year

2018

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© 2018 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-752-8

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978-88-6453-751-1

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978-88-6453-752-8

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978-88-6453-753-5

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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2704-596X

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2704-5781

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