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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Adult Education Research Conference

2006

Discrimination

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What Do You Do When The Law Doesn’T Work? Adult Educators’ Role In Fighting Workplace Discrimination, Ann Brooks, Tamara Clunis Sep 2006

What Do You Do When The Law Doesn’T Work? Adult Educators’ Role In Fighting Workplace Discrimination, Ann Brooks, Tamara Clunis

Adult Education Research Conference

An analysis of research suggests that ethnic/racial group members lack informal access to developmental opportunities in the workplace. Legal scholars critique Title VII law as ineffective in current organizations. Research shows the work of adult educators is critical in fighting discrimination in the absence of effective legal protection.


Deconstructing Heterosexual Privilege With New Science Metaphors, Tonette S. Rocco, Suzanne J. Gallagher Aug 2006

Deconstructing Heterosexual Privilege With New Science Metaphors, Tonette S. Rocco, Suzanne J. Gallagher

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of the paper is to deconstruct heterosexual privilege in adult education through exploring metaphors in quantum physics and ecology. Binary heterosexist boundaries are re-envisioned and alternative adult learning and education processes are suggested.