This article discusses the origins and political effects of university-affiliated, college-accredited community education programs for low-income adults. While useful in their efforts to share the academic resources of the humanities with those otherwise deprived, such programs thrive on and perpetuate the myth that education—not economic policies—will reduce or eliminate poverty.
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John Marsh; Neither Necessary nor Sufficient: Community Education and the Fight against Poverty. Pedagogy 1 April 2009; 9 (2): 205–215. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2008-029
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