Women in adult education: An analysis of perspectives in major journals

Elisabeth Gee, Letitia Smith

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to clarify dominant perspectives on women in adult education publications. Qualitative content analysis was used to analyze 112 articles in four major adult education journals. Five dominant perspectives were identified, along with a sixth potentially emergent perspective. Strengthsandlimitationsofeachperspectivearediscussedinrelationship to key themes in feminist scholarship.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-221
Number of pages21
JournalAdult Education Quarterly
Volume44
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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