Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12969
Title: Popular education and the 'party line'
Contributor(s): Boughton, Robert G  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2013
DOI: 10.1080/14767724.2013.782189
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12969
Abstract: Popular education, by which is meant adult education within and in support of radical social movements, has become a major topic in academic adult education in recent times. This paper criticises the lack of attention paid in most of this writing to the history, theory and practice of revolutionary parties in the communist and socialist tradition. Through an exploration of the concept of the 'party line', it is argued that this neglect has led to a one-sided view of the relationship between education and action, a view which must be overcome for popular education to become an effective force for socialist transformation.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Globalisation, Societies and Education, 11(2), p. 239-257
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 1476-7732
1476-7724
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
130101 Continuing and Community Education
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390102 Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
390401 Comparative and cross-cultural education
390301 Continuing and community education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 930201 Pedagogy
939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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