By Peter Jarvis
Discussing such subject matters as democracy and citizenship, this booklet is the 1st systematic try and examine grownup schooling from a political standpoint.
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Welfare approaches are interventionist and, according to the classical liberal position, they interfere with the basic human rights of the more wealthy, who are taxed more heavily in order to redistribute wealth through welfare, including education. They also argue that helping the underprivileged people in this way prevents them from achieving through their own merit. These arguments will be examined more thoroughly later in this chapter. Social control models Since the state must control, it could be argued that any state provision of education is one in which education is being used as a control mechanism.
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CONCLUSION Whatever the theory of the state, it must have the power to control and so institutionalised adult education will for the most part be a form of education from above, an instrument of state policy. Only in liberal and pluralist societies, where the state stands back and encourages individuals and interest groups to express their interests can an education from above be seen to work in part for the interests of the people rather than in those interests defined by the state. Indeed, it might only be in the social movements, such as feminism and the ecological movement, that adult education can genuinely be a process between equals, for in these instances it is an instrument of the interests of the members of the 34 ADULT EDUCATION AND THE STATE movement rather than the state.