IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/hmm/journl/v2y2012i2p50-58.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Social Cohesion Through Lifelong Learning At European Level

Author

Listed:
  • POPESCU, Leonica
  • POPESCU, Alina Irina

Abstract

Social cohesion is one of the aims to be achieved through lifelong learning, together with personal fulfilment, active citizenship, and employability. In the context of rapid change there is a concern that many people would feel marginalized by the digital revolution and globalization. The upgrade of competences, skills and aptitudes becomes a stringent need to maintain employability, to reduce unemployment, or to become competitive on the labour market. This has to be done throughout the entire lifetime of individuals. This article aims to discover how lifelong learning contributes to increase social cohesion. It begins with a theoretical review of the construct of social cohesion, and then it explores the relationship between social cohesion and lifelong learning. In the end, several mini case studies are presented to bring real evidence into the discussion of how social cohesion can be strengthen through learning activities.

Suggested Citation

  • POPESCU, Leonica & POPESCU, Alina Irina, 2012. "Social Cohesion Through Lifelong Learning At European Level," Holistic Marketing Management Journal, Holistic Marketing Management, vol. 2(2), pages 50-58, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:hmm:journl:v:2:y:2012:i:2:p:50-58
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://holisticmarketingmanagement.ro/RePEc/hmm/v1i1/6/6.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    social cohesion; lifelong learning; European Union;

    JEL classification:

    • I00 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General - - - General
    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:hmm:journl:v:2:y:2012:i:2:p:50-58. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Theodor Valentin Purcarea). General contact details of provider: http://holisticmarketingmanagement.ro .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.