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Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Michelle Jackson (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In many countries, concern about socio-economic inequalities in educational attainment has focused on inequalities in test scores and grades. The presumption has been that the best way to reduce ... More


Primary and Secondary Effects: Some Methodological Issues

Christiana Kartsonaki, Michelle Jackson, and David R. Cox

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses a method for providing quantitative estimates of the relative importance of primary and secondary effects in creating educational inequalities, describes the method, and ... More


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