Adult Education Academy


Book Series

Publishing Books

  • Format: Lengthy exploration of a topic Single or joint authorship; edited volumes (comprising a number of authored chapters). Length varies around 200 pages.
  • Main target audiences: researchers; policy makers; practitioners. 
  • Publishers: universities; national and international adult education organisations; academic publishers. 
  • Cost: varies greatly depending on publisher and whether book is produced in hardback, paperback or e-version. Distribution: hard copy and e-versions. 
  • Editorial control and quality assurance: emphasis on selection for quality of book proposal. Oversight by Editorial Boards comprising leading scholars in the field; independent peer review processes.  
  • Language: First language of country in which published. Many books aimed at an international readership tend to be published (also) in English. 

Examples of Book Series in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning