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Higher education policy and the learning citizen

Dudley, J. (2005) Higher education policy and the learning citizen. In: Barns, I., Dudley, J., Harris, P. and Petersen, A., (eds.) Post-structuralism, Citizenship and Social Policy. Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis group, pp. 61-106.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203980446
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Abstract

It is no mere coincidence that the titles of both the UK’s Dearing Report (Higher Education in the Learning Society) and Australia’s West Review (Learning for Life) are based on the notion of lifelong learning. This organising principle-variously, ‘lifelong learning’, ‘learning for life’ and ‘the learning society-is a recasting of the privileging of the economic that has been characteristic of OECD countries since the late 1970s.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Politics and International Studies
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis group
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/50016
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