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Author Pullan, Brian S.

Title A history of the University of Manchester, 1973-90 / Brian Pullan with Michele Abendstern
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 334 pages)
Contents I. The 1970s -- Uncertainty, economy and improvisation -- The academics: achievement and self-doubt -- The academics: consultation and conditions -- The students: life and opinions -- The students: campaigns and causes -- II. The 1980s -- New direction -- Contraction, 1981-84 -- Enterprise and economy -- The Students' Union and the politicians -- Efficiency and academic freedom -- Research and rationalisation -- Student culture in the 1980s -- Epilogue -- Sources and bibliography -- People interviewed -- Statistical appendix / Michele Abendstern and Steve Chick) -- Index
Summary The second volume of history of the University of Manchester since 1951 spans 17 years in which public funding was contracting, student grants were diminishing, instructions from the government and the University Grants Commission were multiplying and universities feared for their reputations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject University of Manchester -- History -- 20th century.
College students -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Abendstern, Michele.
ISBN 071906242X