Abstract

This study explored what motivates adults to engage in learning that leads to membership in a marginalized social group and the nature of their learning process. By interviewing a sample of Wiccans, we discovered an intense internal motivation that endures over years and an integrated, holistic learning process.

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Witches Ways of Knowing: The Adult Learning Process in Joining Social Groups

This study explored what motivates adults to engage in learning that leads to membership in a marginalized social group and the nature of their learning process. By interviewing a sample of Wiccans, we discovered an intense internal motivation that endures over years and an integrated, holistic learning process.