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Publication date: July 1, 2019
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Sally Davison, Kirsten Forkert
David Featherstone, Lazaros Karaliotas
This article brings together reflections from the recent seminar series, Welfare Imaginaries, and explores the ways that ‘welfare’ has been and can be narrated, constructed and understood.
Five people involved in political education projects look at ways of creating approaches to political education that can assist in the development of a culturally inclusive, participatory and democratic left politics.
Adult education is profoundly political: historically, it has enabled access to education for those who would otherwise have been excluded, and it has played an important role in the development of a democratic politics. The austerity years have led to the erosion of access to education for working-class people, as higher education has become increasingly selective, mono-cultural and elitist, and Further Education has been seriously affected by funding cuts.
This article focuses on how the green agenda can be progressed through practical steps at the local government level. The author draws on his time as a councillor in the London Borough of Enfield, where he combined his interests in regeneration and sustainability.
Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn
Antje Scharenberg, Nick Beech, Simon Peplow
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