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Lifelong learning in EuropeEquity and efficiency in the balance$
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Sheila Riddell and Jorg Markowitsch

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781447300137

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.001.0001

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Lifelong learning and the wider European socioeconomic context

Lifelong learning and the wider European socioeconomic context

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Lifelong learning in Europe
Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon
Policy Press

The aim of this chapter is to examine the relationship between lifelong learning systems and the wider socio-economic context in which they are located at national and European levels. It considers the growth of economic inequality across much of Europe, which has coincided with the emergence of the knowledge economy. In addition the relationship between national typologies of welfare and lifelong learning are explored, and it is argued that these are closely aligned.

Keywords:   Inequality, Knowledge economy, Typologies of welfare, Typologies of lifelong learning

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