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Educating Australia : government, economy, and citizen since 1960

Author: Simon Marginson
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book provides a history of three decades of Australian education systems, programs and policies. Drawing on economic and sociological data, key texts and political events, it traces the shift from universal public provision to market systems and examines the implications of this change for the labour market and the economy. An important focus of the book is the discussion of the extension of citizenship through  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Marginson
ISBN: 0521591740 9780521591744 0521598303 9780521598309
OCLC Number: 37213403
Language Note: In English.
Description: xvi, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
pt. I. The Modern Citizen 1960-1975. 2. The expansion of education to 1975. 3. The Karmel report and educational equality --
pt. II. The Anti-citizen 1975-1990. 4. The New Right and public policy. 5. Individual and government. 6. The New Right and education --
pt. III. The Economic Citizen 1985-1995. 7. Education and national economic reconstruction. 8. Participation and equity. 9. Economic government in education --
pt. IV. The Multi-citizen 1990-. 10. Civics, citizenship and difference.
Responsibility: Simon Marginson.
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This book is the first comprehensive history of Australian education systems, programs and policies of the period since 1960. The narrative of changes in schooling, training and university life is  Read more...


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