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    The Postmodern University?: Contested Visions of Higher Education in Society.Anthony Smith, Frank Webster & Society for Research Into Higher Education - 1997 - Open University Press.
    Higher education has been changing radically in recent years, with increasing numbers of students, and complaints about declining standards. This volume brings together leading intellectuals from the US and UK to examine the issues involved.
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    Inequality and Mobilization in The Information Age.Frank Webster & Abigail Halcli - 2000 - European Journal of Social Theory 3 (1):67-81.
    This article focuses on Manuel Castells's claim that the information age announces major changes in stratification and, accordingly, in social and political mobilization. His assertion that informational labour displaces generic labour in informational capitalism is examined in terms of its conceptual and historical accuracy, and questions are raised about the notion of meritocracy embedded in his depiction of informational labour. The idea that the network society is characterized by `a faceless collective capitalist' is also called into question by evidence of (...)
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    Plan and control.Frank Webster & Kevin Robins - 1989 - Theory and Society 18 (3):323-351.
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    The idea of the university: A response to Delanty.Frank Webster - 1998 - Social Epistemology 12 (1):67 – 72.