Critical adult learning of Asian immigrant workers: A social network approach

Moo Sung Lee, Na'im MADYUN

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Why does one immigrant worker get involved in critical learning whereas another does not? This study attempted to answer the question by revealing how social ties of immigrant workers play a key role in mediating critical learning to a particular political attitude. The results of the study suggested that immigrant workers who showed a resistant political attitude, which is linked to the process of critical learning, tended to have more social ties and occupy more important socio-structural positions in their network than other peer workers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-126
Number of pages14
JournalAsia Pacific Education Review
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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