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The move to mass higher education in the UK: many questions and some answers

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This article describes the course and causes of the expansion of higher education in the UK since the 1960s. The number of university students from modest social backgrounds has increased, but they comprise much the same proportion of the university population as they did 40 years ago. Though personal rates of return from higher education are generally substantial, subject choice matters, while the extent of the returns to society is more problematic. Despite government statements to the cont...

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10.1080/0305498042000190069

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-82
Publication date:
2004-03-01
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
0305-4985
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:131806
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uuid:0bc42086-0f7d-4c44-ae52-e794fc6046bb
Local pid:
pubs:131806
Source identifiers:
131806
Deposit date:
2015-01-15

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