Australian Universities Under Neoliberal Management: The Deepening Crisis

Raewyn Connell

Abstract


Australian universities were transformed from small colonial outposts of European education to a relatively large public higher education sector by national development funding.  Neoliberal management since the 1980s has transformed the universities into export-oriented corporations, is placing severe stress on the younger workforce, and is generating a crisis in the production of an intellectual culture.


Keywords


Universities; intellectual; neoliberalism; Australia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2015.81.8740

 

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