The exploitive nature of work based studies: a sketch of an idea
Gibbs, Paul (2004) The exploitive nature of work based studies: a sketch of an idea. Journal of Education and Work, 17 (4). pp. 467-477. ISSN 1363-9080
Full text is not in this repository.
This item is available in the Library Catalogue
This article argues that, if education is considered as a means of increasing human capital, then the potential exists for exploitation of the learners through the inequitable distribution of the value accruing from their research activities. To illustrate the argument, I discuss these issues through the lens of a work-based professional doctorate and argue that entitlements for the students from their intellectual labour are, potentially, exploitable, and that to protect the vulnerability of students higher education institutions owe their students a special duty of care to prevent their voluntary exploitation in the distribution of the surplus value that their labour generates.
|Research Areas:||Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Health and Education|
Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Centre for Education Research and Scholarship (CERS)
|Deposited On:||23 Jun 2009 16:01|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2014 15:43|
Repository staff only: item control page
Full text downloads (NB count will be zero if no full text documents are attached to the record)
Downloads per month over the past year