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The assault on universities : a manifesto for resistance

Author: Michael Bailey; Des Freedman
Publisher: London : Pluto Press ; New York, NY : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, a Division of St. Martin's Press, 2011.
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Sharp essays take on the government's agenda of university cuts and fee increases, and outline an alternative manifesto for higher education.
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Assault on universities.
London : Pluto Press ; New York, NY : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, a Division of St. Martin's Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011534463
(OCoLC)724657205
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bailey; Des Freedman
ISBN: 9781849645997 184964599X
OCLC Number: 778627122
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 194 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; 1. An Introduction to Education Reform and Resistance -Des Freedman; Part I: The Changing Idea of the University; 2. The Idea of the University -John K. Walton; 3. What is a University Education For? -Neil Faulkner; 4. Fighting for the University's Life -Nick Couldry; Part II: Current Challenges and Future Visions; 5. Economic Alternatives in the Current Crisis -Aeron Davis; 6. Re-Imagining the Public Good -Jon Nixon; 7. The War Against Democracy and Education -Nick Stevenson; Part III: Critical Pedagogy; 8. The University as a Political Space -Alberto Toscano 9. The Academic as Truth-Teller -Michael Bailey10. Impoverished Pedagogy, Privatised Practice -Natalie Fenton; Part IV: Student Politics; 11. Student Revolts Then and Now -John Rees; 12. The Politics of Occupation -Feyzi Ismail; 13. Achievements and Limitations of the UK Student Movement -Ashok Kumar; Part V: International Perspectives; 14. Beyond the Swindle of the Corporate University -Henry A. Giroux; 15. Education Reforms in a European Context -Marion von Osten; 16. International Students and the Globalization of Higher Education -Kirsten Forkert; Part VI: The Manifesto Demands on GovernmentDemands on Universities; Signatories to the Manifesto; Notes on Contributors; Index
Responsibility: edited by Michael Bailey and Des Freedman.

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