The rapid expansion of higher education provision, particularly in Europe and North America during the 1960s opened up for the first time the question whether everyone should have the opportunity to experience the benefits of higher university and other institutions. The contributors are economists, sociologists and politicians and all have different assumptions, commitments and postures.

chapter |15 pages


ByGordon W. Roderick, Michael D. Stephens

part |48 pages

The Academic Implications

chapter |9 pages

The Concept of Higher Education for All Explored

ByKenneth Lawson

chapter |18 pages

Higher Education for all in Today's Society

ByGeoffrey D. Sims

chapter |18 pages

Education and the Polity *

ByBernard Crick

part |23 pages

The Social Implications

chapter |11 pages

Continuing Education for Social Decision-makers

ByRobert Houlton

chapter |10 pages

Towards a Sociology of Universal Higher Education

ByColin Fletcher

part |32 pages

The Economic Implications

chapter |13 pages

The Problems of Financing Higher Education

ByGareth Williams

chapter |17 pages

Economie Aspects of State Intervention

ByAlan Maynard

part |55 pages

The Political Implications

chapter |22 pages

A Conservative View

ByKeith Hampson

chapter |31 pages

A Labour View

ByGerald Fowler

part |12 pages