Widening Participation and Higher Education
Lois S. Bibbings
University of Bristol - School of Law
Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 74-91, March 2006
This article considers higher education "widening participation" policy and practice, focusing upon attempts to widen access in relation to applicants from under-represented socio-economic groups and educational backgrounds. Some key United Kingdom approaches are described and discussed in the light of the concept of affirmative action. The article also examines the legal support for widening participation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 8, 2006
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