Higher Education and Social Justice (SRHE and Open University Press Imprint)

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"...everyone involved in higher education - politicians, funding bodies, principals, deans, programme managers, lecturers, student support workers, librarians, technicians, storeroom staff and cleaners - should read this book from cover to cover..."
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  • Is access to higher education really open to all?
  • How does the experience of higher education vary between social groups?
  • Are graduate jobs harder to find for some than for others?
The transformation of higher education from an elite experience to a mass system delivering advanced education to a socially mixed clientele has often been conflated with a process of equalization through wider access. But is this really the case?

Andy Furlong and Fred Cartmel fear not, arguing that young people from social and economically disadvantaged families suffer from unfair access arrangements, have a poorer student experience and have limited contact with their middle class peers. Moreover, students from less advantaged families who successfully complete their courses tend to face greater difficulty securing graduate jobs and may be left with higher levels of debt.

Taking a holistic approach that focuses on access to higher education, experiences in higher education and gains derived from participation, the book explores the barriers that impede the progress of young people from less advantaged families and outlines the various forms of stratification that help limit the possibilities for social mobility through education.

Higher Education and Social Justice provides essential reading for anyone who has an interest in higher education or a concern for social justice, including lecturers, administrators and policy makers in higher education.

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Andy Furlong is Professor of Sociology in the School of Business and Management at the University of Glasgow and Senior Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Australia. He is editor of the Journal of Youth Studies.

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