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Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality : an International Comparison.

Author: Hans-Peter Blossfeld; Sandra Buchholz; Jan Skopek; Moris Triventi
Publisher: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016.
Series: eduLIFE lifelong learning.
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From an international comparative perspective, this third book in the prestigious eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series provides a thorough investigation into how social inequalities arise during individuals' secondary schooling careers. Paying particular attention to the role of social origin and prior performance, it focuses on tracking and differentiation in secondary schooling examining the short- and long-term  Read more...
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Blossfeld, Hans-Peter.
Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality : An International Comparison.
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire : Edward Elgar Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Peter Blossfeld; Sandra Buchholz; Jan Skopek; Moris Triventi
ISBN: 9781785367267 1785367269
OCLC Number: 965157653
Description: 1 online resource (451 pages).
Contents: Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; PART I Introduction and theoretical framework; 1. Secondary school systems and inequality of educational opportunity in contemporary societies; 2. The model of ability tracking -Theoretical expectations and empirical findings on how educational systems impact on educational success and inequality; PART II Comparative contributions; 3. From primary school to young adulthood --
A cross-national analysis of cognitive competencies and related social inequalities. 4. Excellence through equality of opportunity --
Increasing the social inclusiveness of education systems benefits disadvantaged students without harming advantaged studentsPART III The early tracking model; 5. Secondary school differentiation and inequality of educational opportunity in Germany; 6. Educational mobility and equal opportunity in different German tracking systems --
Findings from the LifE study; 7. Differentiation in secondary education and inequality in educational opportunities: The case of Switzerland. 8. Early tracking and competition --
A recipe for major inequalities in Hungary9. Tracking in the Netherlands --
Ability selection or social reproduction?; PART IV The Nordic inclusive model; 10. Social selection in formal and informal tracking in Sweden; 11. Inequalities in the haven of equality? Upper secondary education and entry into tertiary education in Finland; 12. Educational inequalities in tracked Danish upper secondary education; PART V The individual choice model. 13. Onwards or upwards? --
The role of subject choice and schools in there production of educational inequality in England14. School subject choices and social class differences in entry to higher education --
Comparing Scotland and Ireland; 15. Reproduction of inequality in educational attainment through curricular differentiation in secondary school --
A case study of the USA; 16. Reproducing social inequality within comprehensive school systems -The case of Australia; PART VI The mixed tracking model; 17. The long-term outcomes of early educational differentiation in France. 18. Between formal openness and stratification in secondary education: Implications for social inequalities in Italy19. The reproduction of social inequality within the Russian educational system; 20. Educational inequalities in secondary education in Estonia --
Transitions and tracking; 21. Tracking and attainment in Israeli secondary education; PART VII Conclusions and discussion; 22. Varieties of secondary education models and social inequality --
Conclusions from a large-scale international comparison; Index.
Series Title: eduLIFE lifelong learning.

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