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Elitism and meritocracy in UK universities: the UK needs investment in its labour force

Publication type
Simister,J. (2011) Elitism and meritocracy in UK universities: the UK needs investment in its labour force . Higher education Quarterly, 65 (2). pp. 113-144. 32 pages.

Abstract

Inclusion and meritocracy in UK universities. This paper argues the case for meritocracy in regard to entry to UK universities. It draws on relevant conceptual areas, including human capital theory. These are linked to the paper's empirical research. Base
Publication type:
Article
Theme(s) and sub-theme(s):
Access and widening participation > Extent and pattern of participation
Authors:
Simister,J
Publication title:
Higher education Quarterly
Official URL:
Reference number:
HEER000022
Summary deposited on:
9 Oct 2012
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