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Equity

Simon Marginson

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The chapter discusses educational and social equity in the context of high participation systems (HPS) of higher education. It begins by discussing the terms ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ in a historical ... More


Diplomas

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

in Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790631
eISBN:
9780191833151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790631.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Life sometimes imitates art. Written in the 1950s as science fiction, Michael Young’s The rise of the meritocracy has turned out to be surprisingly realistic in hindsight. Many Western European ... More


Conclusion

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 7 provides an overview of the book’s findings and reviews its implications for research as well as practice. In a time of limited resources, I provide concrete and powerful solutions for ... More


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