Resisting the enormous condescension of posterity: Richard Henry Tawney, Raymond Williams and the long struggle for a democratic education

@article{West2017ResistingTE,
  title={Resisting the enormous condescension of posterity: Richard Henry Tawney, Raymond Williams and the long struggle for a democratic education},
  author={L. West},
  journal={International Journal of Lifelong Education},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={129 - 144}
}
  • L. West
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Lifelong Education
  • Abstract Peter Jarvis emphasised relationships in education: people in the West assumed we were born as individuals but we are relationally embedded from the outset and learn to become social beings. This paper is concerned with how we learn democratic sensibilities with a prime focus on ‘liberal’ workers’ education in the United Kingdom and the building of social democracy. It helps us to think about present crises of representative democracy and troubled relations between different ethnic… CONTINUE READING
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