Saunders, Murray (2012) A political economy of university funding:the English case. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 34 (4). pp. 389-398. ISSN 1469-9508Full text not available from this repository.
The focus of this paper is the coalition United Kingdom government policy on university funding in England as a political economy. It depicts higher education as a public and private good in the context of international trends in ‘cost sharing’ and it addresses the centrality of economic drivers for the profile and orientation of higher education, particularly in England. On the basis of an examination of documents available in the public domain, it also assesses how new funding arrangements might embody a distinctive attribution of value to higher education in general and disciplinary practice in particular. This domain of inquiry is termed the political economy of funding because it seeks to examine the social and political meaning of these economic decisions and their implications.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||disciplinary practice ; public and private goods ; university funding|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Educational Research|
|Deposited On:||14 Jun 2012 17:00|
|Last Modified:||22 Jan 2013 15:30|
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