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Ever-expanding university? Social and ethnic inequality in education

Abstract:

Seen in a historical perspective, there has always been a tension between the view that higher education should be expanded, and the view that it should be kept to a limited group of outstanding talents. In many countries, there has been a massive change toward support for the expansionist view, most recently during the 1990s and onward, where politicians in England and Sweden have gone so far as to claim that at least half of a cohort should pursue tertiary-level education. It is likely that...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Pages:
157-170
Series:
International Policy Exchange Series
Host title:
University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times
Publication date:
2014-05-29
URN:
uuid:a0cf3320-b52f-4c1d-a790-ced78a4ac049
Source identifiers:
604480
Local pid:
pubs:604480
ISBN-10:
0199989397
ISBN-13:
9780199989393

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