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Privatisation, structural adjustment and Australian higher education policy

Stone, Diane


This thesis attempts to explain why privatisation, in its various forms, has taken place in Australian higher education and to assess the implications of the emergence of a small sector of private providers upon public policy in general, and of changes to the mode of provision, financing and regulation in particular. (1) It will argue that economic and fiscal pressures have curtailed the Commonwealth's ability to fund adequately higher education expansion and that privatisation, through...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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