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August 27, 2004

Are you earning enough?
We look at how academic pay varies across the sector

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What are British values?
Sir Bernard Crick, David Cesarani, Tariq Madood, Keith Hart and Keith Ward debate the make-up of modern Britain

Strange star system
Christopher Wood reviews the Encyclopedia of Opera on Screen , by Ken Wlaschin

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Is the game up?
Frank Furedi on dumbing down

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