"The reforms slid into something reminiscent of the 'Cargo Cults' of Polynesia. Just as worshipping replicas of planes was thought, by cult adherents, to bring the showering of gifts from the sky, so it became an article of faith that awarding enough vocational certificates would somehow transform the nature of the UK economy."
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"...implying that the increased holding of qualifications by each successive age group simply results in employers of each occupation upping their educational requirements as could be suggested by the credentialist hypothesis."
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