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A Diversity Of Doctorates: Fitness for the knowledge economy?
There is now an increasing diversity of doctoral education in the Australian higher education landscape. As well as the traditional PhD by thesis, there are professional doctorates, doctorates byExpand
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Adult Education and the Postmodern Challenge: Learning Beyond the Limits
Introduction Chapter 1. Adult Learning in Postmodernity Chapter 2. Adult Learning for Citizenship Chapter 3. Governmentality and Practice Chapter 4. Disciplines and Disciplinarity: Knowledge andExpand
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Postmodernism and Education: Different Voices, Different Worlds
Introduction 1. Postmodernism, Postmodernity and the Postmodern Moment 2. Speaking 'Truthfully': Science, Psychology and Subjectivity 3. Knowing Oneself: Subjectivity and Mastery 4. SubjectExpand
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Lifelong Learning: A Postmodern Condition of Education?
In recent years, there has been much discussion of the significance of postmodernism and postmodernity for the study and practice of adult education. At the same time, lifelong learning has emergedExpand
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Textuality and reflexivity in educational research
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  • Sociology, Political Science
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Globalisation & Pedagogy: Space, Place and Identity
Introduction 1. Globalisation - Lost in Space and Time 2. Putting Space Back on the Map 3. Globalisation, Pedagogy, Curriculum 4. Globalisation, the Academy and New Knowledge 5. (Dis)locatingExpand
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Disciplining the Subject: the Power of Competence
(1994). Disciplining the Subject: the Power of Competence. Studies in the Education of Adults: Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 1-14.
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Understanding Educational Research
Contributors 1. Introduction David Scott and Robin Usher Part one: Frameworks 2. A Critique of the Neglected Epistemological Assumptions of Educational Research Robin Usher 3. Textuality andExpand
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Rhetoric and Educational Discourse: Persuasive Texts
1. Introduction: Acts of Seduction? 2. Rhetorical Practices 3. Metaphors of and in Learning and Teaching 4. Inventing the 'Good Teacher' 5. Cyberspace, Cyberbole: Metaphorizing the Virtual 6. TakingExpand
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