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Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development, Paperback / softback Book

Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development Paperback / softback

Edited by M. Cecil Smith, Nancy DeFrates-Densch


The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic shifts toward an aging population in Western societies.

Featuring contributions from prominent scholars across diverse disciplinary fields (education, developmental psychology, public policy, gerontology, neurology, public health, sociology, family studies, and adult education), the volume is organized around six themes: theoretical perspectives on adult development and learningresearch methods in adult developmentresearch on adult developmentresearch on adult learningaging and gerontological researchpolicy perspectives on aging. The Handbook is an essential reference for researchers, faculty, graduate students and practitioners whose work pertains to adult and lifespan development and learning.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 802 pages, 9 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Adult education, continuous learning
  • ISBN: 9780805858204