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Traditional priorities in adult education, such as the promotion of citizenship and social capital, have been increasingly marginalized. The individualization of learning has increasingly replaced the collective acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes via social movements, community education, and regional development. Individual survival, rather than collective learning to improve the quality of life of communities, now dominates lifelong learning policies. Key policy issues now emphasize individual learning rather than the political economy of promoting structures of opportunity for disadvantaged groups in society.