Renewing workers' education: a radical vision

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Author: Cooper, Linda; Hamilton, Sheri


Renewing workers' education focuses on educational forms created by workers for workers. It extends beyond trade unions to include the range of educational initiatives aimed at the working class more generally, including working class women, casual and informal sector workers, migrant workers, and workers' political parties. This book contributes to filling the gap in the South African literature on workers' education and documents the more recent history of workers' education as well as current practices and perspectives, including some international experiences. It explores conceptual...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Industry; Equity; Gender; Policy

Keywords: Workers education; Labour relations; Union; Educational practice; Access to education and training; Employment status; Employment security; Informal sector; Political aspects; History; Critical analysis; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Cape Town, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council, 2019

Physical description: [xxvi], 244 p.

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ISBN: 9780796925817 (softcover); 9780796925824 (pdf)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Linda Cooper and Sheri Hamilton

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Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 146.666

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