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ERIC Number: EJ838690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1682-3451
"Standards Will Drop"--and Other Fears about the Equality Agenda in Higher Education
Brink, Chris
Higher Education Management and Policy, v21 n1 p11-30 2009
I discuss, on the basis of experience in Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom, some common fears and negative opinions about the equality agenda in higher education. These include: (1) "Standards will drop."; (2) "Our reputation will suffer."; (3) "It's not our problem."; (4) "It's social engineering"; (5) "It's unfair."; and (6) "It's a waste of time."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; South Africa; United Kingdom