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Putting English to work: a qualitative study of students at American universities

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Employability has become a function of the university in recent decades following a shift in societal, economic, and political discourses. Employability’s importance has led the liberal arts to come under challenge because of their apparent lack of labor market utility. English, which has experienced steep declines in graduate numbers, has been perceived as lacking labor market connections and utility. As employability has been studied from a variety of perspectives – including numerous st...

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SSD
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Education
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Department of Education, St. Stephen's House
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Supervisor
Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2020-04-07

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