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Inequities in Education in India: Genesis and Dimensions

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter lays bare the socio-political structures and processes that have deeply influenced the overall development of the Indian education system. It is argued in this chapter that the issues of ... More


Knowledge Wars

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains why concerns about the education system in America in bringing the opportunity bargain are well founded. It begins by studying the globalization of highly skilled workers, or ... More


Sociology of Educational Inequality in India: A Critique and a New Research Agenda

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the sociological aspects of educational inequality in India. There is little coherent understanding of changing patterns of educational inequality, and few clear-cut pointers to ... More


Education systems of Central and Eastern European countries

Kogan Irena

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the vertical dimension of the education system, the different levels of education attainment distinguished within the education system, as well as the central dimensions of ... More


The ‘national’ school system: still denominational and private

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 5 analyses structural developments and the place of religion in the current Irish education system. It also gives an overview of contemporary debates on the denominational and segregated ... More


Historical Models and Social Logics of Special Education Systems

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter probes the modal types and social logics of special education systems and presents a comparative-historical analysis in special education participation and placement. It analyzes the ... More


Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, and Clemens Noelke (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The expansion of the European Union (EU) has put an end to the East-West division of Europe. At the same time it has increased the cultural heterogeneity, social disparities and economic imbalances ... More


Hungary

Bukodi Erzsébet and Róbert Péter

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Over a relatively short period of time, Hungary has undergone substantial structural changes concerning its education system, labour market and welfare institutions. Since the regime transformation, ... More


Education and Labor Education and Labor Market Entry in Estonia: Closing Doors for Those Without Tertiary Education

Ellu Saar and Marge Unt

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the impact of education on school-to-work transitions and on the early periods of careers in Estonia since 1980. It provides a temporal comparison between the Soviet and ... More


Education and Labor Market Entry in the Czech Republic

Martin Zelenka, Jan Koucký, and Jan Kovařovic

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the transition from school to work in the Czech society. The chapter is organized into five sections. The first section discusses features of the Czech education system, ... More


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