Philip W. Jackson: What Is Education?

Simon Marginson


What is Education?
by Philip W. Jackson
University of Chicago Press (Footprint Books), $32.95 hb, 134 pp, 9780226389387


What are we to do about education? Few other human enterprises are discussed more often – family, money, sex, and politics, perhaps – but the practice of education never comes close to satisfying us.

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Published in June 2012 no. 342
Simon Marginson

Simon Marginson

Simon Marginson is a professor in the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. His recent books include Ideas for Intercultural Education (with Erlenawati Sawir, 2011) and Higher Education in the Asia Pacific: Strategic Response to Globalization (edited with Sarjit Kaur and Erlenawati Sawir, 2011).

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