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But most importantly, the focus is on the problem of extreme individualism. Extreme individualism prevails when society and the state are disregarded, and the pursuit of individual goals is privileged. Above all, extreme individualism aims to avoid social obligations, such as morality and ethical behaviour towards others, and defends the right to ignore the common good. The social model moderates the individualistic tendencies in the humanist approaches, while giving a special place to relationships, understanding and compassion in the process.

He described his vision as organic, co-operative and non-authoritarian. He championed getting to the roots of preconceptions and discovering the meaning of experience. Most importantly, in terms of the legacy, he endorsed adult WIDER CONTEXTS OF LEARNING AS ADULTS 41 education in small groups and was concerned with praxis, the cycle of action and reflection (Lindeman, 1926) which takes centre place in Freirean models of adult education. However, before that, in relation to the USA, adult education developed along humanistic lines.

When individuals, acting independently, develop personally then systemic and structural issues remain unchallenged. If society is to be democratic, it needs to address social and gendered inequality. Having reviewed two highly influential approaches to groupwork, I want to move on to groups in social movements specifically designed to address social and gendered inequality. Community groups Since the end of the Second World War, community development has been a key conduit for progress and development in marginal, traditional areas, particularly rural communities.

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