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    "Lost ladies": lifelong learning and community participation for older women

    Jackson, Sue (2012) "Lost ladies": lifelong learning and community participation for older women. Studies in the Education of Adults 44 (1), pp. 21-34. ISSN 0266-0830.

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    Abstract

    This article will explore lifelong learning and community participation for older women. In doing so, it will draw on empirical work undertaken with the National Federation of Women's Institutes in England and Wales in the UK; and the Sydney Older Women's Network in Australia. The article will briefly outline something of the policies and practices of lifelong learning in the UK and Australia, the sites of the research. It will argue for a need to consider 'difference' in lifelong learning and community participation, and demonstrate how the women in this research project have found ways to bring the voices of older women to (local and national) political tables. In doing so, it will demonstrate the ways in which resistances and challenges to exclusion are made by older women through their participation in learning and in communities.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > SSHP Administration
    Research Centres and Institutes: Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 10 May 2013 12:06
    Last Modified: 12 Dec 2016 11:51
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/6698

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