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Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

Abstract

The 21st century has witnessed significant changes to the structures and policies framing Higher Education. But how do these changes in norms, values, and purpose shape the generation now coming of age? Employing a generational analysis, this book offers an original approach to the study of education. Drawing on a British Academy-funded study, comprising a policy review, semi-structured interviews and focus groups with students and with academics of different generations, and an analysis of responses to the Mass Observation Study, the book explores the qualitative dimensions of the relationshi ... More

Keywords: Generation, Higher Education, University, Academics, Students, Policy, Massification, Marketization, Mental Health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529209778
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennie Bristow, author
Canterbury Christ Church University

Sarah Cant, author
Canterbury Christ Church University

Anwesa Chatterjee, author
Canterbury Christ Church University