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Life after Dawkins

Life after Dawkins( )
Author: Brett, Stuart Ma
Macintyre, Stuart
Brett, Andrea
Croucher, Gwilym
ISBN:978-0-522-86974-3
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Melbourne University Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $51.24
Book Description:

The reconstruction of higher education in Australia through the creation of the Unified National System of Higher Education at the end of the 1980s by John Dawkins is commonly seen as a watershed. It brought new ways of funding, directing and organising universities, expanding their size, reorienting their activities and setting in train a far-reaching transformation of the academic enterprise. This volume traces its impact on the balance between the University of Melbourne's academic...
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Book Details
Pages:277
Detailed Subjects: Education / Higher
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.59 x 8.31 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Brett, Stuart Ma (Author)
Stuart Forbes Macintyre was born on April 21, 1947 in Melbourne, Australia. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Melbourne, his Master of Arts from Monash University and his PhD for the University of Cambridge. He is a historian and a former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

His awards include Premier of Victoria's Literary Award for Australian Studies (1986), Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (1987), Redmond Barry Award (1997), The Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award (1998)for his book The Reds, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (1999), Premier of New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2004)for the History Wars (co-written with Anna Clark), Officer of the Order of Australia (2011), and the Ernest Scott Prize (2016) for his book Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s, and the Premier New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2016) for Australia's Boldest Experiment.

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