3 June 2008

Freedom is not an academic discussion

The idea that British academics should boycott Israeli universities and their staff is a slap in the face to academic freedom and solidarity.

29 January 2008

Would you like relish with that A-level?

The idea that McDonald's could provide qualifications has prompted derision, but the ‘McDonaldisation’ of learning has already begun.

10 February 2003

The case for corporate universities

It's not the source of university funding that should concern academics, but the strings attached to it by the state.

5 April 2001

Basildon Man: beyond the shell-suits

The authors of a major new survey, Basildon: The Mood of the Nation, challenge the old and new stereotypes of Essex Man.