Knowledge creation: a challenge for higher education in Ireland.

Ryan, Anne and O'Brien, Ann (2001) Knowledge creation: a challenge for higher education in Ireland. Education Links, 61/2 (Summer). pp. 35-40. ISSN 0801406802

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ANNE RYAN and ANN O'BRIEN examine recent developments in access initiatives to higher education for socio-economically disadvantaged students in Ireland. They argue that the dominant liberal approaches to access serve to consolidate existing elitist and exclusionary practices in the processes of knowledge creation and they call for a more comprehensive and radical approach.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Access initiatives; Higher education; Socio-economically disadvantaged; Students; Ireland; Knowledge creation.
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Adult and Community Education
Item ID: 1100
Depositing User: Prof. Anne Ryan
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2008 14:55
Journal or Publication Title: Education Links
Publisher: The Centre for Popular Education
Refereed: Yes

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