Understanding the Logic of Neo-liberalism in Education

Nayak, Dhanwanti (2014) Understanding the Logic of Neo-liberalism in Education. Economic and Political Weekly, XL1X (13). pp. 10-13. ISSN 0012-9976

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Abstract

This article attempts a critique of the private institutions in higher education by examining how they realise three concepts of access, choice and equity to form a distinct discourse of education. Using techniques of substitution and false logic in their arguments, democratic language is appropriated by such institutions as a kind of co-option technique, high on rhetoric but perhaps leaving behind the very real issues that privatisation in general purports to overcome, and creating some new ones of their own. This, ironically, may also succeed in blurring the distinction between public and private institutions, and nullify the basis on which they have entered education.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education,neo liberalism in education,privatisation education,higher education india
Subjects: Communication > MIC Manipal
Depositing User: MIC Library
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2014 07:56
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 07:56
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140431

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