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Stratification in higher education : a comparative study

Author: Yossi Shavit; et al
Publisher: Standford : Standford University Press, 2007.
Series: Studies in social inequality.
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The mass expansion of higher education is one of the most important social transformations of the second half of the twentieth century. In this book, scholars from 15 countries, representing Western  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yossi Shavit; et al
ISBN: 9780804754620 0804754624
OCLC Number: 804328697
Notes: Índex.
Description: xix, 484 p. : il., gràf., taules ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents Preface Contributors Chapter One More Inclusion Than Diversion: Expansion, Differentiation, and Market Structure in Higher Education Richard Arum, Adam Gamoran, and Yossi Shavit Part One Diversified Systems Chapter Two Israel: Diversification, Expansion and Inequality in Higher Education Yossi Shavit, Hanna Ayalon, Svetlana Bolotin-Chachashvili, and Gila Menahem Chapter Three Japan: Educational Expansion and Inequality in Access to Higher Education Hiroshi Ishida Chapter Four Korea: Educational Expansion and Inequality of Opportunity for Higher Education Hyunjoon Park Chapter Five Sweden: Why Educational Expansion Is Not Such a Great Strategy for Equality--Theory and Evidence Jan O. Jonsson and Robert Erikson Chapter Six Taiwan: Higher Education--Expansion and Equality of Educational Opportunity Shu-Ling Tsai and Yossi Shavit Chapter Seven United States: Changes in Higher Education and Social Stratification Josipa Roksa, Eric Grodsky, Richard Arum, and Adam Gamoran Part Two: Binary Systems Chapter Eight Great Britain: Higher Education Expansion and Reform--Changing Educational Inequalities Sin Yi Cheung and Muriel Egerton Chapter Nine France: Mass and Class--Persisting Inequalities in Post-Secondary Education Pauline Givord and Dominique Goux Chapter Ten Germany: Institutional Change and Inequalities of Access in Higher Education Karl Ulrich Mayer, Walter M'ller, and Reinhard Pollak Chapter Eleven Netherlands: Access to Higher Education--Institutional Arrangements and Inequality of Opportunity. Susanne Rijken, Ineke Maas, and Harry B.G. Ganzeboom Chapter Twelve Russia: Stratification in Post-Secondary Russian Education Since the Second World War Theodore P. Gerber Chapter Thirteen Switzerland: Tertiary Education Expansion and Social Marlis Buchmann, Stefan Sacchi, Markus Lamprecht, and Hanspeter Stamm Part Three: Unitary and Other Systems Chapter Fourteen Australia: Changes in Socioeconomic Inequalities in University Participation Gary N. Marks and Julie McMillan Chapter Fifteen Czech Republic: Structural Growth of Inequality in Access to Higher Petr Mat_j_, Blanka _eh kov , and Natalie Simonov Chapter Sixteen Italy: Expansion, Reform and Social Inequality in Higher Education. Ettore Recchi Appendix: Supplemental Tables Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in social inequality.
Responsibility: edited by Yossi Shavit ... [et al.].


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