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Equality and Differentiation in Marketised Higher Education : A New Level Playing Field? - (Hardcover)

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This edited collection demonstrates how discourses and practices associated with marketisation, differentiation and equality are manifested in UK higher education today. Uniting leading scholars in higher education and equality in England, the contributors and editors expose the contradictions arising from the tension between aims for increased equality and an increasingly marketised higher education. As the authors seek to reveal both the intended and unintended consequences of the intensified marketisation of the sector, they critically examine the implications of these changes. In doing so, they reveal the ways in which institutional policy and discourse are involved in masking the contradictions between an educational marketplace and education as a vehicle for advancing equality and social justice. This pioneering volume will be of interest and value to students and scholars of higher education in England, education policy and the marketisation of higher education, as well as policy makers and practitioners.
Genre: Education
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Excellence and Equity in Global Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2018
TCIN: 53803661
UPC: 9783319783123
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-8307
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