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Managerialism and equalities: tensions within widening access policy and practice for disabled students in UK universities.

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Managerialism and equalities: tensions within widening access policy and practice for disabled students in UK universities. / Piggott, Linda A.; Fuller, Mary; Riddell, Sheila; Weedon, Elisabet.

In: Higher Education, Vol. 54, No. 4, 10.2007, p. online.

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Piggott, Linda A. ; Fuller, Mary ; Riddell, Sheila ; Weedon, Elisabet. / Managerialism and equalities: tensions within widening access policy and practice for disabled students in UK universities. In: Higher Education. 2007 ; Vol. 54, No. 4. pp. online.

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