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Access to higher education : theoretical perspectives and contemporary challenges / edited by Anna Mountford-Zimdars and Neil Harrison.

Other author/creatorMountford-Zimdars, Anna, 1979- editor.
Other author/creatorHarrison, Neil E., 1949- editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
Descriptionxiv, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Uniform titleAccess to higher education (Routledge : 2017)
Series Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Research into higher education (SRHE) ^A1171914
Contents Global Trends of Access to and Equity in Postsecondary Education / Chiao-Ling Chien, Montjourides Patrick, and Hendrik van der Pol -- The stratification of opportunity in high participation systems (HPS) of higher education / Simon Marginson -- Capitals and Habitus : a Bourdieusian Framework for understanding transitions into higher education and student experiences / Ciaran Burke -- Maximizing utility : The rational action framework for educational choices / Ron Thompson -- Bounded rationality, behavioural economics and students' choices around higher education / Neil Harrison -- Higher Education : Too risky a decision / Malcolm Brynin -- Widening access with success : Using the capabilities approach to confront injustices / Merridy Wilson-Strydom -- Reflexivity and responsibility : critical realist and Archerian analyses of participation / Peter Kahn -- Framing and Making of Access Policies : The Case of Palestinian Arabs in Higher Education in Israel / Ayala Hendin and Faisal Azaiza -- Widening access in a vast country : opportunities and challenges in Australia / Ann Jardiner -- Accessing postgraduate study in the United States for African Americans / Carmen M. McCallum, Julie R. Posselt and Estefanía López -- Participation and Access in Higher Education in Russia : Continuity and Change of a Positional Advantage / Anna Smolentseva -- Diversifying admissions through top-down entrance examination reform in Japanese elite universities : What is happening on the ground? / Beverley Anne Yamamoto -- The mobility imperative : English students and "fair" access to international higher education / Rachel Brooks and Johanna Waters.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, [2017] 9781315684574
Genre/formCross-cultural studies.
LCCN 2016027087
ISBN9781138924109 (hbk : alk. paper)
ISBN1138924105 (hbk : alk. paper)
ISBN9781138924116 (pbk : alk. paper)
ISBN1138924113 (pbk : alk. paper)
ISBN9781315684574 (ebk.)
ISBN1315684578 (ebk.)

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