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John Holmwood - A Manifesto for the Public University - 9781849666138 - V9781849666138
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A Manifesto for the Public University

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This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. The Browne report advocates, in effect, the privatisation of higher education in England. With the proposed removal of the current cap on student fees and the removal of state funding from most undergraduate degree programmes, universities are set for a period of major reorganisation not seen since the higher education reforms in the 1960s. This book brings together some of the leading figures in Higher Education in the UK to set out what they see as the role of the ... Read more

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About John Holmwood
John Holmwood is Professor of Sociology at the University of Nottingham, and is also the Chair of the Council of UK Heads and Professors of Sociology and a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He currently holds a Leverhulme Research Fellowship on the moral economy of inequality. Contributors: Professor Michael Burawoy, Professor Stefan Collini, Professor, Desmond King, Professor ... Read more

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After years of quiet preparation, the Blitzkrieg against the public university is unfolding across such a massive front that no one scholar can stake out an adequate line of defence. In this timely volume, a company of leading experts sketches the cultural and intellectual fortifications needed to protect on of the world's best public university systems from serious and possibly ... Read more

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