ERIC Number: EJ640467
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Older Adults' Access to HE in New Zealand.
Journal of Access and Credit Studies, v3 n2 p118-29 Win 2001-2002
Using a political economy approach, the low participation of older adults in formal higher education can be explained by contextual issues such as public policy on aging, higher education's role in transmitting ideology, and the effects of social stratification by class, gender, and ethnicity. (Contains 22 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Higher Education, Older Adults, Participation, Social Environment, Social Stratification
National Open College Network, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand