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ERIC Number: EJ668219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
Commercialising Higher Education in the UK: The State, Industry and Peer Review.
Willmott, Hugh
Studies in Higher Education, v28 n2 p129-41 May 2003
Argues that the significance of Britain's research assessment exercises (RAEs) lies in their contribution to legitimizing the restructuring of higher education, including the withdrawal of research funding from an increasing proportion of academics and departments. Focuses on the tightening of the coupling between research and "the needs of industry," and use of a system that simulates peer review to legitimize this process. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom