Marie-Bénédicte Dembour is Professor of Law and Anthropology at the University of Brighton, but she is writing here in her personal capacity, and the views expressed do not represent the views of the University of Brighton. She was previously at the University of Sussex. Her field of expertise is human rights. She is currently serialising her book When Humans Become Migrants in a blog featuring podcasts.
Published in: openDemocracyUKBritish universities and the prevalence of 'bad governance'
As universities embrace their for-profit role they have adopted practices which would have been unthinkable a generation ago.