Tag Archives: critical realism

Engaging with the World: Agency, Institutions, Historical Formations

This title reflects the general theme of the 2010 IACR annual conference that was held in Padova, Italy, the aim of which was to provide a fresh view on some cultural and structural changes involving Western societies after the world … Continue reading

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Adult Education – A Critical Realist Orientation to Learner Needs

Is the idea of meeting needs in adult education a myth? Armstrong and Lawy challenge the commonly held notion that needs have an objective reality of their own and suggest that they are instead “manufactured political constructions”. Based on the … Continue reading

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