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Aspirations, access, and attainment : international perspectives on widening participation and an agenda for change / edited by Neil Murray and Christopher M. Klinger.

Other author/creatorMurray, Neil, 1960- editor.
Other author/creatorKlinger, Christopher M., editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Descriptionxix, 195 pages ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Connecting the unconnected: towards a global access movement / Stuart Billingham -- Regressive social policy and its consequences for opportunity for higher education in the United States, 1980 to present / Tom Mortenson -- Meeting the US demand for talent: the imperative of increasing attainment for underserved populations / Jamie P. Merisotis -- Inequality as the key obstacle to widening successful participation in South Africa. Why higher education is obliged to redress it / Ian Scott -- Society, economy and access to post-secondary studies in Québec / Nicolas Bastien, Pierre Chenard, Pierre Doray, and Benoît Laplante -- Challenges for adult access in Europe / Michael Osborne, Simon Broek, and Bert-Jan Buiskool -- Widening participation in UK higher education: the institutional performance / Malcolm Tight -- Student engagement to improve belonging, retention and success / Liz Thomas -- Autonomy, legitimacy and confidence: using mainstream curriculum to successfully widen participation / Liz Marr, George Curry and John Rose-Adams -- "I thought I knew this stuff, but apparently I don't": understanding the transition into university-level thinking / Robert Cantwell, Jill Scevak and Erika Spray -- An argument concerning overcoming inequalities in higher education / Stephen Gorard -- Students as experts: reflections on the 'student voice' / Neil Murray and Christopher M. Klinger -- Australian student voice influences on wider participation policy and practice through a student union lens / Donherra Walmsley -- The student voice in widening access to higher education in England: the case of the access agreement / Debbie McVitty -- Social dimension a step towards a more inclusive higher education area / Florian Kaiser and Taina Moisander.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2013016914
ISBN9780415828772 (hardback)
ISBN0415828775 (hardback)
ISBN9780415828789 (paperback)
ISBN0415828783 (paperback)

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