Persistent inequality : changing educational attainment in thirteen countries (Book, 1993) []
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Persistent inequality : changing educational attainment in thirteen countries

Persistent inequality : changing educational attainment in thirteen countries

Author: Yossi Shavit
Publisher: Boulder ; London : Westview Press, 1993.
Series: Social inequality series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book offers a comparative study of change in educational stratification in 13 industrialized countries, exploring societal conditions that help reduce inequalities in educational opportunity.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yossi Shavit
ISBN: 0813311217 9780813311210
OCLC Number: 911323063
Description: xi, 396 p : ill ; 24 cm.
Contents: Changes in educational stratification in Taiwan; who gains and who loses in a socialist redistribution: educational attainment in Czechoslovakia?; changes in educational stratification in Japan; inequalities in post-war Poland; educational attainment in a changing British educational system; the 1968 reforms and the changing effects of family on educational attainment in the Netherlands; changes in the educational stratification of the Federal Republic of Germany; family and school continuation decisions in the Netherlands; making the Grade: educational transition rates in the US 1925-1985; do school reforms matter? social background and educational attainment in Israel; cohort and gender in the changing educational attainment process in Hungary.
Series Title: Social inequality series.
Responsibility: Yossi Shavit and Hans-Peter Blossfeld.


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