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The degree merchants : inside the New Zealand university system

Author: Christopher J Wainwright
Publisher: Albany, N.Z. : Stockton House, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of seven years documentation by a lecturer in Political Science, "The degree merchants" will start a public controversy unequalled in the annals of education in this country. The horse trading of marked in examiners meetings, the business connections, the irregularities of the examination system, the taming of students, the racial, social and sexist discrimination and the perks to academics are exposed in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wainwright, Christopher J., 1941-
Degree merchants.
Albany, New Zealand : Stockton House, ©1977
(OCoLC)894376952
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Wainwright
OCLC Number: 4057095
Description: 102 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: How the system works (The politics of the classroom ; The politics of assessment ; The politics of examinations ; The ideology of academic freedom ; Objectivity & emotional non-involvement --
Assessing the academic --
The universities & business --
Political repression in the university) --
The system at work (Victims & victors)
Responsibility: Christopher J. Wainwright.

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"The work of seven years documentation by a lecturer in Political Science, "The degree merchants" will start a public controversy unequalled in the annals of education in this country. The horse trading of marked in examiners meetings, the business connections, the irregularities of the examination system, the taming of students, the racial, social and sexist discrimination and the perks to academics are exposed in the light of the cant about academic freedom and scholarship." -- Back cover.

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