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Andreotti, Vanessa – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2009
Roger Openshaw and Elizabeth Rata conceptualise Kaupapa Maori as a dominant intellectual orthodoxy in New Zealand, which creates a "culturalist ideological conformity" that limits the university's ability to serve as the critical conscience of society. They argue for the primacy of academic objectivity as the criteria for what counts as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Epistemology
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Allouch, Annabelle; Buisson-Fenet, Helene – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2009
Increased academic attention has been drawn to democratisation in higher education, following the implementation of affirmative action in America. However, the models of Access policies presented by certain European educational systems deserve more attention. France and Britain share a common position on elitism, although they define it according…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Ideology, Affirmative Action, Foreign Countries