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Publication date: 1 September 2005

Lynn Elen Burton

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On the Horizon, vol. 13 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1074-8121

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Publication date: 1 June 2004

Lynn Elen Burton

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…

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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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On the Horizon, vol. 12 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1074-8121

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