Fair Access to Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective

  • Mountford-Zimdars A
  • Sabbagh D
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Abstract

The authors reflect on the meaning of "fairness" with respect to the distribution of access to higher education, addressing related questions across disciplines and nations. Some of the inquiries relate to the extent and type of mechanisms that existing inequalities of class, race, and gender impact university entrance based on the criteria that countries actually use or used. It connects the concern for "widening participation" to the research on the effects of higher education marketing.

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  • Anna Mountford-Zimdars

  • Daniel Sabbagh

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