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ERIC Number: EJ1053530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-5224
Mission Groups and the New Politics of British Higher Education
Filippakou, Ourania; Tapper, Ted
Higher Education Quarterly, v69 n2 p121-137 Apr 2015
This article explores the emergence and impact of the mission groups in British higher education. The central argument is that given the development of a mass and diversified model of higher education it was inevitable that the higher education institutions would form pressure groups, while increased marketisation and growing inter-institutional competition have helped to sustain their presence. With particular reference to their input into the policy making process, it analyses how they contribute to a new politics of policy-making and concludes by considering the future of the mission groups in the light of the recent demise of the 1994 Group.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom