The expansion of higher education: A consideration of control, funding and quality.
In: Bartlett, S. and Burton, D., eds.
Education Studies: Essential Issues.
London: Sage, pp. 169-189.
Publisher's URL: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book225051
Since the Robbins Report of 1963, higher education in the UK has undergone major expansion, changing it from an elite to a mass system. This chapter explores the changing socio-economic context in which this transformation has taken place, and considers how the expansion of higher education has raised issues of control, quality and funding.
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