Higher Education and Corporate Realities

Higher Education and Corporate Realities : Class, Culture and the Decline of Graduate Careers

4.5 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


A new approach to the analysis of cultural reproduction focusing on the impact of economic change. The book demonstrates the reinforcement of cultural stereotypes in recruitment caused by interaction between corporate restructuring and the education system.; This book is intended for academics, postgraduates and advanced undergraduates in sociology with an interest in the sociology of work and the sociology of education as well as researchers and students within human resource management and cultural studies.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 142 x 216 x 18mm | 399.17g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1857281039
  • 9781857281033

Table of contents

Organizational change and managerial careers; education, recruitment and changing patterns of cultural reproduction; higher education and the regulation of talent; Social divisions of learning; student orientations to work and careers; the adaptive paradigm and employer recruitment strategies; graduates in employment - coming to terms with changing corporate realities; mass higher education and the collapse of bureaucratic work?show more

Rating details

2 ratings
4.5 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1)
4 50% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X