The Sussex occupation and the privatisation of university education

Martell, Luke (2013) The Sussex occupation and the privatisation of university education. Bright Green.

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The outsourcing of campus services is part of a wider process where UK universities are becoming more like businesses. Private companies are moving into the sector, facilitated by government. This is to the detriment of employees, campus community and collective dialogue. Privatisation is spreading to academia, and learning is becoming less about social benefit and the value of education, and more about what’s commercially profitable. This will change the shape and content of the curriculum.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Weblog article, 25 March 2013
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: J Political Science
K Law
L Education
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Depositing User: Luke Martell
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2013 09:01
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2019 10:00

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