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Discover Society #5




February 2014




Andrew McGettigan

Managerialism, Democracy and the New Political Economy of English Higher Education




Mary Stuart

Reconnecting and Re–Purposing the Civic Purpose of Universities

Diane Reay

From Academic Freedom to Academic Capitalism

Nick Stevenson

Wars Over English The Culture Schools

Timothy Clarke, Pojanath Bhatanacharoen & David Greatbatch

Manufacturing Management Celebrity

Malcolm James

Mark Duggan and Britain’s Postcolonial Politics of Death

Paola Tubaro

Why Online Privacy is not Dead: Negotiation and Conflict in Social Media

Michael O’Regan

The Tyrannies of Collaborative Consumption

Des Fitzgerald, Nikolas Rose,
& Ilina Singh

Urban Life and Mental Health: Re-Visiting Politics, Society and Biology

                Jackie Turton

Moral Panics and Youth Crime – Where are the Girls?

John Veit-Wilson

Poverty 50 Years On – But What is Poverty?



Priyamvada Gopal

The Assault on Higher Education and Democracy


On the Frontline:


Mahmoona Shah

Further Education – for other people’s children?


Policy Briefing:


John Holmwood

Whither Fees and Loans?

Managing Editors: John Holmwood (University of Nottingham) and Sue Scott (University of York)

Editorial Board: Kehinde Andrews (Newman University); Lorenza Antonucci (University of West of Scotland); Les Back (Goldsmiths); Ben Baumberg (University of Kent); Gurminder K. Bhambra (University of Warwick); Mark Carrigan (University of Warwick); Suzanne Hall (LSE); Steve MacKay (University of Lincoln); David Mellor (University of Oxford); Alison Shaw (Policy Press at the University of Bristol); Katherine Smith (University of Edinburgh); Emma Uprichard (University of Warwick).

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