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dc.contributor.author Maruatona, T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-08T08:12:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-08T08:12:41Z
dc.date.issued 2006-03
dc.identifier.citation Maruatona, T. (2006) Adult education, deliberative democracy and social re-engagement in Africa, Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 22, No. 11, pp 11-27 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0169-796X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/658
dc.description.abstract While the western powers credit globalization with facilitating development, Africa continues to face challenges such as poverty, low quality education, HIV/AIDS, and ineffective governance. This article provides an overview of African development since independence arguing that the African states shifted from their service-based policy agenda of the 1960s during the boom and bust period in the 1970s and 1980s, experienced the drastic effects of structural adjustments in the 1990s, and are now attempting to pursue an African renaissance agenda. It demonstrates how adult educators can help create deliberative democracy by working with civil society to engage African communities in public discourse and empower the citizenry. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher SAGE, http://www.sagepublications.com en_US
dc.subject Adult educators en_US
dc.subject Civil society en_US
dc.subject Deliberative democracy en_US
dc.subject Globalization en_US
dc.subject Hegemony en_US
dc.title Adult education, deliberative democracy and social re-engagement in Africa en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.link http://jds.sagepub.com/content/22/1/11.full.pdf+html en_US


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