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The Legacy of Lalage Bown: An Inclusive and Post-colonial Vision for Adult Learning and Education

  • Maria Slowey
  • Heribert Hinzen
  • Michael Omolewa
  • Michael Osborne

This chapter introduces the work of Lalage Bown: a highly influential practitioner, researcher and activist who was passionately committed to the role which adult education could play in supporting social justice aims. The four main themes of the book are outlined: adult education and social justice; decolonisation, post-colonialism and indigenous knowledge; from literacy to lifelong learning; and, policy development and supporting future generations of adult educators.

  • Keywords:
  • Adult Education and Learning,
  • Inequality,
  • Lalage Bown,
  • Post-colonial,
  • Social Justice,
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Maria Slowey

Dublin City University, Ireland - ORCID: 0000-0002-5063-6491

Heribert Hinzen

Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany - ORCID: 0000-0002-9432-6786

Michael Omolewa

University of Ibadan, Nigeria - ORCID: 0000-0001-8976-4581

Michael Osborne

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom - ORCID: 0000-0002-1609-385X

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Chapter Title

The Legacy of Lalage Bown: An Inclusive and Post-colonial Vision for Adult Learning and Education

Authors

Maria Slowey, Heribert Hinzen, Michael Omolewa, Michael Osborne

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English

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10.36253/979-12-215-0253-4.05

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Adult Education and Social Justice: International Perspectives

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Maria Slowey, Heribert Hinzen, Michael Omolewa, Michael Osborne

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2023

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