Originally published in 1990 this supplement to No. 34 (1990) of the journal Adult Education,  discusses the relationship between adult education and development. All the studies included in it focus on the reduction of poverty.The majority of the studies cover Africa and South Asia, but there is also one covering the Aboriginal indigenous people of Australia.

chapter Chapter One|14 pages

Global Thinking — Local Action

chapter Chapter Two|20 pages

White Health for Black Australians — a Cautionary Tale

chapter Chapter Four|21 pages

Developing Women’s Income-generating Skills in Swaziland

chapter Chapter Seven|30 pages

From Health Care to Community Development

Broadening the Base of Gonoshasthaya Kendra

chapter Chapter Eight|27 pages

Organising Agricultural Labourers in Southern India

Association for the Rural Poor

chapter Chapter Nine|21 pages

Grassroots Changes — And Some Implications

chapter |2 pages

Adult Education and Development