Higher Education and Social Justice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-01
  • Publisher: Open University Press
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Is access to higher education really open to all?

Author Biography

Andy Furlong is Professor of Social Inclusion and Education and Fred Cartmel is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Glasgow. They have also co-authored Young People and Social Change 2/e for Open University Press (2006).

Table of Contents

List of figuresp. ix
List of tablesp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Higher education and social justicep. 1
Unequal accessp. 17
Reinforcing inequality through funding policiesp. 34
Fragmented contextsp. 52
Changing pathways, altered experiencesp. 71
Differential rewardsp. 86
Building a socially just system of higher educationp. 104
Appendix: The West of Scotland studyp. 117
Notesp. 119
Referencesp. 123
Indexp. 137
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