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Cultural practices and socioeconomic attainment : the Australian experience

Author: Christopher J Crook
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Contributions in sociology, no. 120.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using Australian data, this empirical study questions why children of parents who have high levels of education perform better at school and gain more desirable jobs. It examines how cultural  Read more...

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Crook, Christopher J., 1971-
Cultural practices and socioeconomic attainment.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(OCoLC)651851375
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Crook
ISBN: 0313303401 9780313303401
OCLC Number: 36143594
Description: xi, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Theoretical Approaches and the Relationships among Family Background, Education, and Occupation --
3. Research Orientation and Research Design --
4. High-Culture Consumption and the Dimensionality of Cultural Practices in Australia --
5. Adolescent Outcomes: Cultural Practices, School Success, and Educational Attainment --
6. Adult Outcomes: Occupational Success and Adult Cultural Practices --
7. Summary and Conclusions.
Series Title: Contributions in sociology, no. 120.
Responsibility: Christopher J. Crook.

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