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Pathways to adulthood : educational opportunities, motivation and attainment in times of social change

Author: Ingrid Schoon; R K Silbereisen
Publisher: London : UCL, IOE Press, 2017. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together research by leading experts and young scholars in psychology, sociology, economics, social policy and education to investigate how social inequality, individual motivation and social change make a difference to young people as they negotiate their transition to adulthood.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pathways to adulthood.
London : UCL, IOE Press, 2017
(OCoLC)1012399291
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Schoon; R K Silbereisen
ISBN: 9781782772095 178277209X
OCLC Number: 1015953451
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 300 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Introduction: Conceptualizing the transition to adulthood in times of social change; Part One: Social inequalities in educational opportunities; Introduction: Social inequalities in educational opportunities; 1.1 The socio-economic gradient in educational attainment and labour market outcomes; 1.2 Social inequality in educational transitions; 1.3 Designing education to enhance the achievement of all; 1.4 Predicting university entry using machine-based models and solutions. Part Two: Motivation in contextIntroduction: Motivation in context; 2.1 Advances in the research on situation-specific and contextual aspects of student engagement; 2.2 Next steps in studying engagement; 2.3 Young peopleâ#x80;#x99;s motivational profiles and relations to well-being and educational aspirations; 2.4 Educational interventions based on motivational theories; Part Three: Dealing with uncertainties of social change; Introduction: Dealing with uncertainties of social change; 3.1 How did the economic recession influence first birth behaviour in the United Kingdom? 3.2 Engagement with and disengagement from demands of social change3.3 Social change â#x80;#x93; uncertainty â#x80;#x93; religiosity; 3.4 The development of entrepreneurship; 3.5 Social change and youth civic engagement; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Ingrid Schoon and Rainer K. Silbereisen.

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This book brings together research by leading experts and young scholars in psychology, sociology, economics, social policy and education to investigate how social inequality, individual motivation and social change make a difference to young people as they negotiate their transition to adulthood.

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