The expansion of higher education: A consideration of control, funding and quality
Bathmaker, A.-M. print (2003) The expansion of higher education: A consideration of control, funding and quality. In: Bartlett, S. print and Burton, D. print, eds. (2003) Education Studies: Essential Issues. London: Sage, pp. 169-189. ISBN 9780761940494
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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