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Higher Education for Sale? The Marketisation of the UK Academy

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ISBN-10: 0415809800

ISBN-13: 9780415809801

Edition: 2013

Authors: Roger Brown, Helen Carasso

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The marketisation of higher education is a growing worldwide trend. Market steering is replacing or supplementing government steering. Market entry is being liberalised. Tuition fees are being introduced or increased, usually at the expense of state grants to institutions. Grants for student support are being replaced or supplemented by loans. Commercial rankings and league tables to guide student choice are proliferating. Institutions are devoting increasing resources to marketing, branding and customer service. The UK is a particularly good case, not only because it may by 2012 be the country where marketisation has proceeded furthest, but also because of the variations as Scotland, Wales…    
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Book details

List price: $72.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of illustrations
Series editors' introduction
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Markets and non-markets
The institutional pattern of provision
The funding of research
The funding of undergraduate education
Quality assurance
The impact of marketisation: efficiency, diversity and equity
The impact of marketisation: quality
Lessons from marketisation
Notes
Bibliography
Index