Beyond 'Entrepreneurialism of the Self': What it Means to be a Student in the Neoliberal University

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Abstract

As market forces and market mechanisms increasingly reframe the work of the university, the concept of 'entrepreneurialsm of the self' is useful in examining certain student practices associated with the neoliberal university. However, the chapter goes on to argue that such entrepreneurialsm does not totally define student identities within which these practices coexist with practices which resist neoliberalism's imposition of market logic on Higher Education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNegotiating Neoliberalism: Developing Alternative Educational Visions
EditorsTimothy Rudd, Ivor Goodson
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherSense Publishers
Pages71-85
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9789463008525
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Publication series

NameStudies in Professional Life and Work

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    Edmond, N. (2017). Beyond 'Entrepreneurialism of the Self': What it Means to be a Student in the Neoliberal University. In T. Rudd, & I. Goodson (Eds.), Negotiating Neoliberalism: Developing Alternative Educational Visions (pp. 71-85). (Studies in Professional Life and Work). Sense Publishers. https://www.sensepublishers.com/catalogs/bookseries/studies-in-professional-life-and-work/negotiating-neoliberalism/