Learning in Old and New Europe

By Manuela du Bois-Reymond.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Learning is a human activity which responds to societal conditions. Such conditions can be either liberating or suppressive. Learning therefore mirrors hope as well as desperation

Keywords: Mass Education, Non-formal Education, Power relations in Education, Non-linear life-courses (“yoyo” life-courses), European Educational Discourses Regarding Education and Social Exclusion and Inclusion

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 12, pp.85-92. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 832.163KB).

Manuela du Bois-Reymond

M. du Bois-Reymond is Professor for Youth Studies and Youth Policies at the Department of Education, Leiden University. She is member of several European research networks and has, together with other European partners/countries, conducted projects on the transition period of young people, more specifically their transition to the labour market. Other fields of interest are intercultural childhood studies and parent-peer relationships. She is especially interested in biographical research and new forms of learning in knowledge-based societies. She has co-edited several volumes on youth research und youth policy in Europe and has published widely in the above mentioned fields. She has done work for the Council of Europe and is board member of several international journals, among them YOUNG and Journal of Youth Studies.


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