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Conclusions: explaining cross-national differences in school-to-work transitions

Markus Gangl, Walter Müller, and David Raffe

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Offers our conclusions from the empirical parts of the study. We summarize the empirical results, emphasizing in particular the critical role of individual education and, hence, the structure of ... More


Returns to education in context: individual education and transition outcomes in European labour markets

Markus Gangl

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes cross-national differences in individual returns to education at entry into the labour market. With respect to occupational allocation, the analysis finds particularly large returns to ... More


The transition from school to work: a European perspective

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Serves to set the stage for the substantive analyses provided in subsequent chapters. We outline a broad social science perspective on individual, structural, and institutional determinants of ... More


The structure of labour market entry in Europe: a typological analysi s

Markus Gangl

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Scrutinizes the notion that patterns of school-to-work transitions in Europe can be characterized by a dichotomy between an occupational labour market (OLM) model, where entry jobs are closely linked ... More


Transition pathways in Italy and Spain: different patterns, similar vulnerability?

Cristina Iannelli and Asunción Bonmatí

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:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates differences and similarities in the school-to-work transition patterns in Italy and Spain and the institutional factors (education, labour market, and family) from which they originate. ... More


Middle-class Losers?: The Role of Emotion in Educational Careers in Hong Kong

Yi‐Lee Wong

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on some so-called middle-class losers: seventeen students of a middle-class origin selected from a qualitative study of community-college students in contemporary Hong Kong. They ... More


Social Class and Educational Inequality in South Korea

Kwang‐Yeong Shin and Byoung‐Hoon Lee

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter applies log-linear models to investigate the effects of fathers' social class on children's educational attainment in South Korea. It shows that with respect to educational attainment, ... More


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

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries. Individual chapters describe the educational background of young people ... More


Educational Inequality in Latin America: Patterns, Policies, and Issues

Cristián Cox

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an overview and analysis of changes in the educational systems of Latin American countries. The first section sketches the general picture of educational inequality in the ... 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 and the Labor Market: The Case of Poland

Pawel Polawski

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a description of changes in Poland's educational system during the past decade. It then discusses the impact of these reforms on workers' skills, as well as on the role of ... More


The Memorized Poem in British and American Public Education

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates recitation's progress within the mass educational systems that developed in Great Britain and the United States over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. ... More


Skills and Wages in European Labour Markets: Structure and Change

Michael Tåhlin

in Employment Regimes and the Quality of Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230105
eISBN:
9780191710575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230105.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of structure and change in skills and wages in five European countries: Germany, Spain, France, Great Britain, and Sweden. The discussion begins with an ... More


The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More


Education in a Pandemic: The Needs of School-aged Children

Xiaoming Li and Yan Guo

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Children’s life chances are dramatically shaped by the extent to which they succeed in school. Because of this, it is crucial for programs to be able to support the successful school entry of ... More


Ethnic Minorities in Ten Western Countries: Migration Flows, Policies and Institutional Differences

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Fenella Fleischmann, and Erika Van Elsas

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides background information about the ten Western countries under study, starting with a description of the size of the second-generation groups in the ten countries and the major ... More


Elementary and Secondary Education from the Progressive Era to World War II

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The period from the 1890s to 1920 is often termed the Progressive Era, and for good reason. Kentucky's common schools of the nineteenth century slowly evolved into the graded public schools of the ... More


The Informationization of Higher Education in China: Present Situation and Challenges

Huang Ronghuai, Jiang Xin, and Zhang Haishen

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the current situation and challenges of the informationization of higher education in China. It explains that China's present educational system is composed of five levels: ... More


Introduction

Peter Flaschel and Alfred Greiner

in Flexicurity Capitalism: Foundations, Problems, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751587
eISBN:
9780199932825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751587.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter gives an introduction and a survey of the book. It presents a short summary of the discussion about flexicurity economies in Europe. In addition it identifies the three pillars on which ... More


Measuring educational institutional diversity: tracking, vocational orientation and standardisation

Thijs Bol and Herman G. van de Werfhorst

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educational systems differ in at least three dimensions: the timing and form of tracking students, the extent to which a system provides vocationally specific skills, and the extent to which an ... More


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