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Title Higher education funding and access in international perspective / edited by Sheila Riddell, Sarah Minty, Elisabet Weedon, Susan Whittaker.
Imprint Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2018.
©2018

Series Great debates in higher education
Great debates in higher education.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Finance.
Education, Higher.
Alt Name Riddell, Sheila,
Minty, Sarah,
Weedon, Elisabet,
Whittaker, Susan,
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
Contents Front Cover; Higher Education Funding and Access in International Perspective; Copyright Page; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Chapter 1 Introduction: Higher Education Funding and Access in International Perspective; Introduction; Undergraduate Student Funding across the UK; Individual Chapters and Common Themes; References; Chapter 2 Student Support in Wales: A Case of Progressive Universalism?; Introduction; Progressive Universalism; Policy and Political Context; Powers and Process; The Structure of Student Funding in Wales after Political Devolution; Policy Explanations; Conclusion.
What Is the Likelihood That the New Targets Will Be Met?What Barriers are Likely to Arise?; Institutional Inertia and Resistance; Surface Compliance; Gaming and Cherry-picking; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References; Chapter 5 Higher Fees, Higher Debts: Unequal Graduate Transitions in England?; Introduction; Research Methods; Comparing Graduates' Perspectives across the 2014 and 2015 Sample; The 'Winners'? Graduating Students from Lower Socio-economic Backgrounds at the Russell Group University in 2015; They Were Able to Build Financial Savings during Study.
Fewer Were Seeking Non-graduate EmploymentMore Were Starting Full-time Postgraduate Study; The 'Losers'? Graduating Students from Lower and Average Socio-economic Backgrounds at the Post-1992 University in 2015; Experiencing Financial Hardship; High Levels of Anxiety about Entering the Graduate Labour Market; Actively Seeking Non-graduate Employment after Graduation; Discussion; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 The Implications of HE Funding and Provision Differences for Students Crossing Borders in the UK; Introduction; Policy and Provision Factors Relevant to Cross-Border Study Mobility.
Fees and Number Control PoliciesSectoral Differences; Characteristics of Cross-Border Movers; The Implications of and for Policies that Affect Cross-Border Movers; Fee Differences; The Role of Mobility in Widening Participation; Policy Changes That Could Affect the Availability and Accessibility of Places; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 7 Widening Access to Higher Education: Balancing Supply and Demand in Ireland; Introduction: The Structure of Irish Higher Education; The Funding Regime and Student Support; Policy on Access to HE.
Summary This book explores the way in which the twin pressures of globalisation and localisation play out in higher education across the developed world, often reflected in more specific debates on fees regimes, access and culture.
ISBN 9781787546516 (electronic bk.)
1787546519 (electronic bk.)
9781787546530
1787546535
9781787546547
1787546543
OCLC # 1033603996
Additional Format Print version: Higher education funding and access in international perspective. ©2018 1787546543 9781787546547 (OCoLC)1027124462


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