This 230 page edited book attempts to capture the ethos of the age of learning and analyze its features. It questions its ethics from a variety of academic perspectives and discusses how the learning society actually functions. Traditional views are seen threatened, as education becomes a commodity. Education and learning are seen intertwined with global capitalism, and government policies and practices are increasingly viewed as treating learning as an investment, resulting in employability and work. A learning society emerges as one of the products.
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