Andrew McGettigan, Independent Researcher Early in January, Wendy Piatt, director general of the Russell Group, provided her now annual defence of [...]Read more
Category "Issue 5"
VIEWPOINT: THE ASSAULT ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY
Priyamvada Gopal, University of Cambridge The dismantling of the public university in England and putting in its place a fully neoliberal, [...]Read more
ON THE FRONTLINE: FURTHER EDUCATION – FOR OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN?
Mahmoona Shah, FE College Teacher Further education policy has historically been a confused and contradictory patchwork of different initiatives and programmes. [...]Read more
POLICY BRIEFING: WHITHER FEES AND LOANS?
John Holmwood, University of Nottingham English higher education policy never ceases to surprise. First, the sector had to absorb the fact [...]Read more
RECONNECTING AND RE–PURPOSING THE CIVIC PURPOSE OF UNIVERSITIES
Mary Stuart, University of Lincoln One theme in any story about higher education has dominated the headlines since the 1990s – [...]Read more
FROM ACADEMIC FREEDOM TO ACADEMIC CAPITALISM
Diane Reay, University of Cambridge For the first decade of the 2000s I was a member of FAAB - Feminists against [...]Read more
THE CULTURE WARS OVER ENGLISH SCHOOLS
Nick Stevenson, University of Nottingham When progressive rock band Pink Floyd released their song ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ in 1979 [...]Read more
WHY ONLINE PRIVACY IS NOT DEAD: NEGOTIATION AND CONFLICT IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Paola Tubaro, University of Greenwich The "end of privacy" is a recurring theme in current political and scientific debates about the [...]Read more
MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT CELEBRITY
Timothy Clarke, Pojanath Bhatanacharoen and David Greatbatch, University of Durham In 1995 Business Week published an exposé into an operation to [...]Read more
MARK DUGGAN AND BRITAIN’S POST-COLONIAL POLITICS OF DEATH
Malcolm James, City University, London About two years ago, I was set to jump through one of the many hoops that [...]Read more