Articles by: Carol Richards

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Mining Universities by Kristen Lyons and Carol Richards

Research in today's mining-funded tertiary sector

Informit: Mining universities

Australia's economic growth and national identity have been widely celebrated as being founded on the nation's natural resources. With the golden era of pastoralism fading into the distance, a renewed love affair with primary industries has been much lauded, particularly by purveyors of neoliberal ideology. The considerable wealth generated by resource extraction has, despite its environmental and social record, proved seductive to the university sector. The mining industry is one of a number of industries…