These are challenging times for public universities everywhere. Questions about their organisation, governance, financing, relations to society and the content of education they provide, while not new, have assumed a heightened urgency in political and policy circles in Australia and elsewhere.
So how are we to understand the purpose of the public university today, asks Ravinder Sidhu in her review essay of Learning under Neoliberalism: Ethnographies of Governance in Higher Education in the Australian Review of Public Affairs.
Book Title: Learning under Neoliberalism: Ethnographies of Governance in Higher Education
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Date Published: 2015
Authors: Susan Brinn Hyatt, Boone W. Shear and Susan Wright (Eds)
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