Participation and exclusion: A comparative analysis of non-traditional students and lifelong learners in higher education

  title={Participation and exclusion: A comparative analysis of non-traditional students and lifelong learners in higher education},
  author={Hans G. Schuetze and M. Slowey},
  journal={Higher Education},
The dramatic growth in student numbersassociated with the shift from elite to masssystems across virtually all developedcountries is central to current transformationsin terms of structure, purpose, social andeconomic role of higher education. As a part ofthis process of expansion and heterogenization,new groups of students who, for a complex rangeof social, economic and cultural reasons weretraditionally excluded from orunder-represented in higher education, mightbe expected to participate in… Expand
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