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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Adult Education Research Conference

Workplace

2006

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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.


Working Late: Exploring The Workplaces, Motivations, And Barriers Of Working Seniors, Vivian W. Mott Ph.D. Jul 2006

Working Late: Exploring The Workplaces, Motivations, And Barriers Of Working Seniors, Vivian W. Mott Ph.D.

Adult Education Research Conference

This phenomenological research explored the nature of seniors’ employment. Findings focused on seniors’ motivations for continuing employment, barriers and coping mechanisms, generational differences, the role of self-directed learning, and the effect of age, status, and experience on security and capital in the workplace.