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Educational attainment in the European Union: recent trends in qualification patterns

Walter Müller and Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes the educational qualifications of young people entering European labour markets as the key individual determinant of successful school-to-work transitions. It analyses the institutional and ... More


Public Science Systems, Higher Education, and the Trajectory of Academic Disciplines: Business Studies in the United States and Europe

Lars Engwall, Matthias Kipping, and Behlül Üsdiken

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter shows that the developmental trajectory of scientific disciplines is highly dependent on the nationally based higher education and science systems in which they are embedded, despite ... More


THE U.S. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM: CAN IT BE A MODEL FOR EUROPE?

Patricia Maloney and Karl Ulrich Mayer

in United in Diversity?: Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376630
eISBN:
9780199865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376630.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is organized as follows. The first section gives a stylized description of the elementary and secondary education systems as they map onto the life course in childhood and early ... More


Education and Training in Europe

Giorgio Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

While Europe is certainly one of the richest and most educated areas of the world, some of the challenges faced by the old continent are staggering: low economic growth, structural difficulties in ... More


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


Institutional Diversity: An Analysis of Five Domains

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199261130
eISBN:
9780191602474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926113X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents results from cluster analyses of five institutional areas: product-market competition, the labour market, the financial sector, social protection, and the education system. It ... 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


Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Saumen Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores various conceptualizations of education in economic theory and how this has influenced policymaking in education. Despite the relative dominance of human capital theory in ... 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 Governance and Reform: Bringing the State Back In

Joan Y. H. Leung

in Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083282
eISBN:
9789882209824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the constraints on the government's attempts to introduce a more unified curriculum in Macao's education system and analyses the implications for the economy.


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